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R. Sampath Raj is an Indian National Congress political activist and the incumbent mayor of Bengaluru city.[1][2][3][4] He assumed office on 28 September 2017 and is a corporator from D. J. Halli ward.

R. Sampath Raj
R. Sampath Raj
Mayor R. Sampath Raj
51st Mayor of Bangalore
Assumed office
28 September 2017
Preceded byG. Padmavathi
ConstituencyD. J. Halli
Personal details
Born (1969-09-19) 19 September 1969 (age 49)
Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Mayor Sampath Raj
Mayor Sampath Raj

He contested the 2018 Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections from C. V. Raman Nagar assembly constituency[5] and was defeated by S. Raghu of BJP.[6][7]


  1. ^ Sharan Poovanna. "R. Sampath Raj is the new mayor of Bengaluru". Livemint. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  2. ^ "Congress-JD(S) tie-up denies BJP Bengaluru's mayor posts". The New Indian Express. 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  3. ^ "DJ Halli ward corporator likely to be city's next mayor". The New Indian Express. 2017-09-27. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  4. ^ "Sampath Raj is city's new Mayor". The Hindu. 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  5. ^ "It's a four-way contest in C.V. Raman Nagar". The Hindu. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  6. ^ "Constituencywise Trends". 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
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