Uttara Kannada (Lok Sabha constituency)
|Uttara Kannada [ edit ]|
|Current MP||Ananth Kumar Hegde|
|Most Successful Party||INC (6 times)|
Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha constituency (formerly known as Kanara Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. Following the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in 2008, the constituency was renamed, Ankola legislative assembly segment was abolished and a new legislative assembly segment, Yellapur came into existence.
Before delimitation in 2008, the erstwhile Kanara Lok Sabha constituency comprised the following eight Legislative Assembly segments:
Presently, after delimitation, Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following eight Legislative assembly segments:
Six Legislative Assembly segments: Karwar, Kumta, Bhatkal, Yellapur, Sirsi and Haliyal are in Uttara Kannada district and two Legislative Assembly segments: Kittur and Khanapur are in Belgaum district.
Members of Parliament
- From Kanara constituency:
- 1977: Balsu Pursu Kadam, Indian National Congress
- 1980: G. Devaraya Naik, Indian National Congress (I)
- 1984: G. Devaraya Naik, Indian National Congress
- 1989: G. Devaraya Naik, Indian National Congress
- 1991: G. Devaraya Naik, Indian National Congress
- 1996: Ananthkumar Hegde, Bharatiya Janata Party
- 1998: Ananthkumar Hegde, Bharatiya Janata Party
- 1999: Margaret Alva, Indian National Congress
- 2004: Ananthkumar Hegde, Bharatiya Janata Party
- From Uttara Kannnada constituency:
|BJP||Anant Kumar Hegde||5,46,939||54.6%|
|INC||Prashant R. Deshpande||4,06,239||40.6%|
|Margin of victory||140,700||14.1%|
- "Congress has an uphill task ahead Constituency watch". Udayavani. 1 April 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2010.[dead link]
- "Statistical Report on General elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha, Volume III" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. pp. 411–2. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
- "Statistical Report on General elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha, Volume I" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 89. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
- "Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha constituency results 2014".