Bangalore Rural (Lok Sabha constituency)
|Lok Sabha Constituency|
|Incumbent||D. K. Suresh|
|Parliamentary Party||Indian National Congress|
|Assembly Constituencies||Kunigal, Rajarajeshwarinagar, Bangalore South, Anekal, Magadi, Ramanagara, Kanakapura, and Channapatna.|
of Karnataka. This constituency was created in 2008 following the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies.
It comprises eight assembly segments of which seven are derived from the former Kanakapura Lok Sabha constituency (abolished in 2008). It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was H. D. Kumaraswamy of the Janata Dal (Secular) party. Kumaraswamy resigned his seat in 2013. The by election that followed was won by D. K. Suresh of the Indian National Congress (INC). As of the latest election in 2014, Suresh represents this constituency.
Kanakapura Lok Sabha constituency was a former Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka state in southern India. It includes eight Assembly constituencies, namely Kanakapura, Ramanagaram, Channapatna, Magadi, Sathanur, Uttarahalli, Malavalli and Anekal. Out of them, Kanakapura, Ramanagaram, Channapatna, Magadi and Anekal assembly segments were retained in the Bangalore Rural constituency created in 2008 as part of delimitation in Karnataka. Sathanur was merged between Kanakapura, Ramanagaram and Channapatna constituencies. Malavalli became a part of Mandya constituency and Uttarahalli was reformed and Uttarahalli Circle was merged with new Bangalore South Assembly Constituency.
|176||Bangalore South||None||Bangalore Urban|
Members of ParliamentEdit
|Until 2008||The seat did not exist||See Kanakapura (Lok Sabha constituency)|
|2009||H. D. Kumaraswamy||Janata Dal (Secular)|
|2013^||D. K. Suresh||Indian National Congress|
^ by poll
General election 2019Edit
|INC||D. K. Suresh||8,78,258||54.15||+9.30|
|BJP||Ashwath Narayan Gowda||6,71,388||41.40||+12.45|
|BSP||Dr. Chinappa Y. Chikkahagade||19,972||1.23||+0.43|
|NOTA||None of the Above||12,454||0.77||+0.09|
|Margin of victory||2,06,870||12.75||-3.15|
General election 2014Edit
|INC||D. K. Suresh||6,52,723||44.85||-10.07|
|BJP||Muniraju Gowda P.||4,21,243||28.95||N/A|
|JD(S)||R. Prabhakara Reddy||3,17,870||21.84||-20.08|
|AAP||Ravi Krishna Reddy||17,195||1.18||N/A|
|NOTA||None of the above||9,871||0.68||N/A|
|Margin of victory||2,31,480||15.90||+2.90|
By election 2013Edit
|INC||D. K. Suresh||5,78,608||54.92||+37.44|
|IND.||S. Siddaramaiah (Heggade)||6,057||0.58||N/A|
|JD(U)||J. T. Prakash||3,245||0.31||-0.15|
|Margin of victory||1,37,007||13.00||+1.19|
|INC gain from JD(S)||Swing|
General election 2009Edit
|JD(S)||H. D. Kumaraswamy||4,93,302||44.73||N/A|
|BJP||C. P. Yogeeshwara||3,63,027||32.92||N/A|
|BSP||Mohamed Hafeez Ullah||12,909||1.17||N/A|
|IND.||T. M. Manchegowda||10,739||0.97||N/A|
|Margin of victory||1,30,275||11.81||N/A|
|JD(S) win (new seat)|
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- Satish Kumar, B. S. (22 March 2009). "It is a study in contrasts constituency watch". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
- "Kumaraswamy, Cheluvarayaswamy to resign from Lok Sabha". The Hindu. The Hindu Group. 11 May 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
- "Bangalore Rural". Election Commission of India. 17 May 2014. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
- "Bangalore Rural" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer Karnataka. 24 August 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
- "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 61–62. Retrieved 30 April 2014.