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Dakshina Kannada General(Lok Sabha) Elections Results 2019


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Party Wise Candidate List for Lok Sabha Constituency Election 2019

Party NameLS ConstituencyCandidate Name
BJPDakshina KannadaShri Nalin Kumar Kateel
INCDakshina KannadaMithun M Rai
BSPDakshina KannadaS. Sathish Saliyan

Formed in the year 2008 as per the Delimitation Commission’s orders, the Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 parliamentary segments which belong to the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The total number of electorates in the Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 17) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,364,641 of which 673,121 are males and 691,520 are females. Eight assembly segments comprise the parliamentary constituency of Dakshina Kannada, out of which Sullia is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes. Before the delimitation of the parliamentary and assembly constituencies in 2008, the assembly segments were scattered across the Udupi and Chikmagalur constituencies, while some were under the erstwhile Mangalore Lok Sabha constituency.

Belonging to the coastal region of South Kanara in Karnataka, this district has a total population of 2,083,625, as per the Census records of 2011. Mainly comprising the Tuluvas, who were the first peoples to settle in this constituency, the district also has other communities like Kulala, Mogaveera, Billava, Bunts, Devadiga, Muslims, Vokkaligas, Holeyas and others. Known as the ‘Cradle of Indian Banking’, this district of Karnataka is one of the most industrialised regions. Besides public and private sector banks, other industries like IT are flourishing in this district. Agriculture, which was once a major economic support, has now been relegated to the background, although fishing continues to be one of the primary occupations in the district, owing to its proximity to the seas.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Dakshina Kannada 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 Dakshina Kannada constituency is Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201417Dakshina KannadaGENNalin Kumar Kateel M BJP 642739 Janardhana Poojary M INC 499030
200917Dakshina KannadaGENKateel,Shri Nalin Kumar MBJP499385Janardhana PoojaryMINC458965

List of Assembly Constituencies in Dakshina Kannada Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
BelthangadyMoodabidriMangalore City North
Mangalore City SouthMangaloreBantval
PutturSullia (SC)


Last Updated on April 2, 2019