Uttara Kannada (Lok Sabha constituency)

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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.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Before delimitation in 2008, the erstwhile Kanara Lok Sabha constituency comprised the following eight Legislative Assembly segments:[2]

  1. Sirsi
  2. Bhatkal
  3. Kumta
  4. Ankola
  5. Karwar
  6. Haliyal
  7. Kittur
  8. Khanapur

Presently, after delimitation, Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following eight Legislative assembly segments:[1]

  1. Khanapur
  2. Kittur
  3. Haliyal
  4. Karwar
  5. Kumta
  6. Bhatkal
  7. Sirsi
  8. Yellapur

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.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Results[edit]

Karnataka - Uttara Kannada Result Declared Candidate Party Votes Ananthkumar Hegde Bharatiya Janata Party 5,46,939 PRASHANT R DESHPANDE Indian National Congress 4,06,239 NAIK SANTHOSH Bahujan Samaj Party 7,404 ELIYAS KATI Sarva Janata Party 6,281 RAGHAVENDRA K. THANE Aam Aadmi Party 6,215 ASHOK SAHADEVAPPA CHALAVADI Independent 4,246 SADANAND DESHBHANDARI ANNAPPA Independent 3,565 BASAVARAJ DUNDAPPA HADAPAD Rani Chennamma Party 2,032 OLWIN MARIAN LOPIS Bahujan Mukti Party 1,840 None of the Above None of the Above 16,277

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Congress has an uphill task ahead Constituency watch". Udayavani. 1 April 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "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. 

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