61 percent polling in Karnataka, 50 percent in Bangalore |

Bijapur Lok Sabha (General) Elections Result

Bijapur 16th Lok Sabha Elections Latest News And Live Update

61 percent polling in Karnataka, 50 percent in Bangalore - April 17, 2014 09:38 PM

Around 61 percent voting was reported across Karnataka where polling was held in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies, while it was about 50.6 percent in the three seats in Bangalore. "Polling ended peacefully at 6 p.m. in all the 28 parliamentary constituencies across the state. As per the provisional figures available with us, an average of 60.75 percent voting took place till 6 p.m.," chief electoral officer A.K. Jha told IANS here. Source: IANS
The Bijapur Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes. As one of the 28 Lok Sabha segments of this state, Bijapur is located in the historically prominent district of Bijapur. The Bijapur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 4) has a total of 1,373,604 electorates out of which 662,782 are females and 710,822 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. Ruled by the Adil Shah dynasty, Bijapur was one of the five splinter states of the Bahamani Sultanate in 1518. Bijapur then passed into the hands of the Nizam of Hyderabad, who set up his own independent kingdom there, before being annexed by the mighty Marathas.

List of candidates of Bijapur constituency for 2014

The table below shows who are the contesting BJP, Congress, independent etc. candidates from the Bijapur Constituency in the Karnataka General (Lok Sabha) Elections 2014.

Bijapur, Constituency No -(4)
Election Date17/04/2014 
Result Date16/05/2014 
Election Symbol Political PartyCandidate Name
BSPSudhakar Kanamadi
AAPSridhar Narayankar
BJPRamesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
INCPrakash Rathod
JD(S)K Shivram

RPI(A)Bhagwan Dharmanna Kambale

Karunaadu PartySrikant Devendrappa Arakeri

INDRavi (Rajesh) Y Vallyapur

INDRaju Shrimant Padaganur

INDRudresh Dayappa Dodamani

INDSatish Asangihal

INDSiddappa B Ganji

INDHanmanth Mother-Basalingavva Holer

INDHunnur Maraganna Malappa

In the Third Anglo-Maratha War between the British and the Marathas, the kingdom of Bijapur was finally made a part of the British dominion. Bijapur thus inherits a prominent historical legacy spanning across centuries. The city of Bijapur is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous district. With a population of 2,175,102, as per the 2011 Census records, this district primarily has an agricultural economy. Farming is the main occupation, and crops such as grapes, guava, lime and pomegranate are grown, besides commercial crops such as sugarcane and cotton. Out of the eight Assembly segments which constitute this district, only the segment of Nagthan is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.

Bijapur General Elections 2014 Important Dates

The table below represents the important dates associated with the Bijapur General Elections 2014 and when are elections going to be held in Bijapur - the date of issue of notification, nominations and much, more.

Phase of General ElectionPhase-5
Issue of Notification19/03/2014
Last Date for filing Nominations26/03/2014
Scrutiny of Nominations27/03/2014
Last date for withdrawal of Candidature29/03/2014
Date of Poll17/04/2014
Counting of Votes16/05/2014
Date before which the election shall be completed28/05/2014

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Bijapur Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Bijapur parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Bijapur constituency is Shri Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPSexPartyVoteRunner Up MPSexPartyVote
20094Bijapur(SC)Jigajinagi,Shri Ramesh Chandappa MBJP308939Prakash Kubasing RathodMINC266535
200428BijapurGENBasanagouda R Patil (Yatnal)MBJP344905Basanagouda Somanagouda Patil (Managuli)MINC307372
199928BijapurGENBasangouda Ramangouda Patil(Yatnal)MBJP348816Gudadinni Laxmibai BasagondappaMINC312177
199828BijapurGENPatil Mallanagouda BasanagoudaMINC261623Patil Basanagouda LinganagoudaMBJP208801
199628BijapurGENPatil Basangouda RudragoudaMJD185504Basanagouda Ramanagouda Patil(Yatnal)MBJP154911
199128BijapurGENGudadinni Basagondappa KadappaMINC207887Pattan Shetty Rajashekar VeergondappaMBJP140233
198928BijapurGENGudadinni Basagondappa KadappaMINC306050Shivashankareppa Mallappa GuraddiMJD182717
198428BijapurGENGuraddi Shivashankareppa MallappaMJNP206737Choudhari Rayagondappa BhimannaMINC204318
198028BijapurGENChoudhari Kalingappa BhimannaMINC(I)167091Khed Ningappa SiddappaMJNP156529
197728BijapurGENChoudhari Kalingappa BhimannaMINC173700Nagathan Irappa ChanamallappaMBLD152026

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about sitting MP of Bijapur Constituency

Name of MP Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
Age 61
Nature of Membership Elected
Term 18-May-09 to In office
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification Post Graduate
Activities of Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi in 15th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 0
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 20
Attendance 83%
Elections.in Verdict

Note : (Data corresponds to the period 4 Jun 2009 to 18 Dec 2013.)

List of Assembly Constituencies in Bijapur Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Bijapur parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
MuddebihalDevar HippargiBasavana Bagevadi
BabaleshwarBijapur CityNagthan (SC)

Last Updated on February 11, 2014

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