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Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency)


Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. This constituency was created in 2008 as part of delimitation.[1] It was carved out of the Bangalore North and South Lok Sabha constituencies during 2009 Indian elections.[2] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was P. C. Mohan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As of the 2014 elections, Mohan represents this constituency.

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DemographicsEdit

The Central Lok Sabha constituency is dominated by minority voters, and is challenge for candidates, with having to get the support of both linguistic and religious minorities. The constituency has around 5.5 lakh Tamil People, 4.5 lakh Muslims and about 2 lakh Christians. There is also a significant number of Marwaris and Jains, especially around Chickpet and Gandhinagar suburbs. The Tamil population is concentrated around the suburbs of Shivajinagar, Ulsoor, Gandhinagar, Seshadripuram and Chamarajapet, and are a deciding factor for the winning candidate. Further, the demography of the constituency ranges from rich to middle class to slums.[2][3][4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Key

 BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 P. C. Mohan Bharatiya Janata Party
2014

Assembly segments and serving MLAsEdit

As of 2014, Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following eight Legislative Assembly segments:[5][6]

Constituency Number Name Current MLA Party Reserved for (SC/ ST/None) District
160 Sarvagnanagar K. J. George INC None Bangalore Urban
161 C. V. Raman Nagar S. Raghu BJP SC Bangalore Urban
162 Shivajinagar R. Roshan Baig INC None Bangalore Urban
163 Shanti Nagar N. A. Haris INC None Bangalore Urban
164 Gandhi Nagar Dinesh Gundu Rao INC None Bangalore Urban
165 Rajaji Nagar S. Suresh Kumar BJP None Bangalore Urban
168 Chamarajapet B. Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan INC None Bangalore Urban
174 Mahadevapura Aravind Limbavali BJP SC Bangalore Urban

Election resultsEdit

General election 2009Edit

Indian general elections, 2009: Bangalore Central[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP P. C. Mohan 340,162 40.16 N/A
INC H. T. Sangliana 304,944 36.00 N/A
JD(S) B. Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan 162,552 19.19 N/A
BSP Vijay Raja Singh 6,363 0.75 N/A
Independent K.S. Iyengar 3,745 0.44 N/A
ANC Ifthaquarali Bhutto 2,850 0.34 N/A
Independent Umashankar 2,537 0.30 N/A
Karnataka Thamizhar Munnetra Kazhagam D. C. Prakash 1,686 0.20 N/A
Independent Shaffi Ahmed 1,551 0.18 N/A
Independent D. R. Venkatesh Gowda 1,518 0.18 N/A
Independent C. V. Giddappa 1,493 0.18 N/A
Independent B. M. Krishnareddy 1,398 0.17 N/A
Bharatiya Praja Paksha S. M. Krishna 1,290 0.15 N/A
Independent E. Ramakrishnaiah 1,173 0.14 N/A
Independent K. Uma 1,021 -0.12 N/A
Independent K. H. Ramalingareddy 990 0.12 N/A
Kannada Chalavali Vatal Paksha K. Prabhakhar Reddy 755 0.09 N/A
Independent B. Mohan Velu 718 0.08 N/A
Indian Justice Party J. D. Elangovan 713 0.08 N/A
Proutist Sarva Samaj B. Krishna Prasad 687 0.08 N/A
Independent Shaik Bahadur 666 0.08 N/A
Independent A. Chandrashekar 661 0.08 N/A
Independent S. N. Sharma 644 0.08 N/A
Independent S. Kodandaram 614 0.08 N/A
Independent R. Raj 595 0.07 N/A
Independent M. A. Aswathanarayana Setty 579 0.07 N/A
Independent K. Shivaramanna 559 0.07 N/A
Independent Abhimani Narendra 531 0.07 N/A
Independent Vijaya Bhaskar N. 523 0.07 N/A
Akila India Jananayaka Makkal Katchi A. S. Paul 475 0.06 N/A
Independent Meer Layaq Hussain 465 0.05 N/A
Independent Shashikumar A. R. 465 0.05 N/A
Independent P. Parthiban 458 0.05 N/A
Independent K. Narasimha 433 0.05 N/A
Pyramid Party of India T. K. Premkumar 432 0.05 N/A
Independent Jayarama 380 0.04 N/A
Independent B. K. Narayana Swamy 356 0.04 N/A
Margin of victory 35,218 4.16 N/A
Turnout 846,982 44.55 N/A
BJP win (new seat)

General election 2014Edit

Indian general election, 2014: Bangalore Central[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP P. C. Mohan 557,130 51.85 +11.69
INC Rizwan Arshad 419,630 39.05 +3.05
AAP V. Balakrishnan 39,869 3.69 N/A
JD(S) Nandini Ala 20,387 1.90 -17.29
BSP R. Mohan Raju 5,806 0.54 -0.21
Independent Modi Saifulla 3,204 0.30 N/A
Independent E. Seetha Raman 2,543 0.24 N/A
Trinamool Congress Ismail Khan Saif Ali 2,276 0.21 N/A
Independent Meer Layaq Hussain 1,878 0.17 +0.12
Independent Ramanuj Singh 1,836 0.17 N/A
Independent K. Murthy 1,507 0.14 N/A
Independent G. Narayanaswamy (Kapali) 1,228 0.11 N/A
SUCI(C) Zaheeda Shereen 1,198 0.11 N/A
Independent Bhovi Rama C. B. K. 942 0.09 N/A
Independent Prashanth S. M. 903 0.08 N/A
KCVP H. L. Manjunatha 707 0.07 -0.02
Independent B. K. Narayana Swamy 700 0.07 +0.03
Independent B. V. Venkateshappa 668 0.06 N/A
KNP Budayya B. Pujeri 553 0.05 N/A
Independent Shafi Ahmed 549 0.05 -0.13
RPI(A) Kadugudi Sonnappa 543 0.05 N/A
Independent Suraiya Zaithoon 519 0.05 N/A
Independent Dhananjaya H. H. 422 0.04 N/A
Independent Syed Asif Bukhaari 411 0.04 N/A
Independent Ambrose D'Mello 366 0.03 N/A
Independent E. Salam 365 0.03 N/A
NOTA None of the above 8,449 0.79 N/A
Margin of victory 137,500 12.80 +8.63
Turnout 1,074,589 55.64 +11.09
BJP hold Swing +11.69

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Order No. 42" (PDF). Election Commission of India. 23 March 2007. p. 116. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b Kaggere, Niranjan (9 April 2014). "Tamil voters will decide winner in B'lore Central" (Bangalore). Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  3. ^ Hegde, Bhaskar (13 April 2014). "Will Tamilians back BJP this election?" (Bangalore). Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  4. ^ Mohan, P C (10 April 2014). "Support from Tamil Sangham 10-04-2014". Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Parliamentary constituencies of Karnataka as per new delimitation". BJP Karnataka. 10 February 2009. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 2013 to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 62–63. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.
  8. ^ "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election – 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Bangalore Central". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014.