The Udupi Chikmagalur parliamentary constituency of Karnataka is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in this southern Indian state. It is named the Udupi Chikmagalur Lok Sabha constituency as the assembly segments which comprise this constituency are spread over the two districts of Udupi and Chikmagalur. The Udupi Chikmagalur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 15) has a total of 1,224,335 electorates out of which 629,570 are females and 594,765 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports.
While Udupi city is the administrative seat of power of the Udupi district, the city of Chikmagalur is the administrative centre of the Chikmagalur District. According to the Delimitation Commission of India which implemented the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Constituencies Order of 2008, this parliamentary constituency came into existence in the year 2008. Further, as per the Delimitation Commission of India, the number of Assembly constituencies of the Udupi- Chikmagalur Parliamentary constituency has been divided into eight assembly segments, out of which Mudigere is reserved for scheduled caste candidates. While Sringeri, Mudigere, Chikmagalur and Tarikere together come under the Chikmagalur district, the remaining assembly segments belong to the district of Udupi.
Though the region of this Lok Sabha constituency has a rich agricultural base that provides the districts its economy, heavy chemical and software industries are also flourishing in this region. Coffee cultivation is another primary activity in this region, which is controlled by the Coffee Board.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Udupi Chikmagalur Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Udupi Chikmagalur 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 Udupi Chikmagalur constituency is Shri Shobha Karandlaje of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||15||Udupi Chikmagalur||GEN||Shobha Karandlaje||F||BJP||581168||K Jayaprakash Hegde||M||INC||399525|
|2012||By Polls||Udupi Chikmagalur||GEN||K.J. Hegde||M||INC||398723||S. Kumar V.||M||BJP||352999|
|2009||15||Udupi Chikmagalur||GEN||Jayaprakash Korgi Hegde||M||INC||401441||D.V.Sadananda Gowda||M||BJP||374423|
|2004||18||Udupi||GEN||Manorama Madhwaraj||F||BJP||369627||Vinaya Kumar Sorake||M||INC||340624|
|1999||18||Udupi||GEN||Vinay Kumar Sorake||M||INC||352326||I.M. Jayaram Shetty||M||BJP||320739|
|1998||18||Udupi||GEN||I.M.Jayarama Shetty||M||BJP||341466||Oscar Fernandes||M||INC||284898|
|1996||18||Udupi||GEN||Oscar Fernandes||M||INC||235932||I M Jayarama Shetty||M||BJP||233478|
|1991||18||Udupi||GEN||Oscar Fernandes||M||INC||234120||A. Rukmayya Poojary||M||BJP||146308|
|1984||18||Udupi||GEN||Oscar Fernandes||M||INC||287412||K. S. Hegde||M||BJP||145076|
|1980||18||Udupi||GEN||Oscar Fernandes||M||INC(I)||261738||V.S. Acharya||M||JNP||101769|
|1977||18||Udupi||GEN||T. A. Pai||M||INC||224788||V. S. Acharya||M||BLD||121326|
|1971||17||Udupi||GEN||P. Ranganath Shenoy||M||INC||182409||J. M. Lobo Prabhu||M||SWA||54644|
|1967||17||Udupi||GEN||J. M. L. Prabhu||M||SWA||122836||S. S. Kolkebail||M||INC||91526|
|1962||15||Udupi||GEN||U. Srinivasa Mallaya||M||INC||117027||D. Mohan Rao||M||PSP||104161|
|1957||23||Udupi||GEN||Srinivasa Malliah U||M||INC||122754||Mohan Rao D.||M||PSP||93451|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Udupi Chikmagalur Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Udupi Chikmagalur parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015