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Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

Formerly called Kanara, Uttara Kannada is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state of Karnataka located in southern region of India. The name of the constituency was changed following the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Constituencies Order of 2008. The total number of electorates in the Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 12) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,286,556 of which 661,530 are males and 625,026 are females. It is located in the geographic boundaries of the Konkan District of Uttara Kannada or North Canara. With a population of 14,86,874, according to the 2011 Census of India, the district is one of the most advanced and less populated regions in the state.

Situated in the North Kanara district is the administrative headquarters, the Karwar city. There are eight Assembly constituencies in Uttara Kanada. The previous assembly segment of Ankola was abolished following the delimitation, while the assembly constituency of Yellapur came into existence and was incorporated. The economy of the Uttara Kannada Parliamentary constituency is reliant on a strong agricultural base, as this region is famous for growing rice and areca nut crops, besides spices, cotton, pepper, nutmeg, cardamom, and others. This constituency is famous across the world for becoming a global platform for jewellery, glass, ceramics, as well as software.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Uttara 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 Uttara Kannada constituency is Shri Anantkumar Hegde of BJP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201412Uttara KannadaGENAnantkumar Hegde M BJP 546939 Prashant R Deshpande M INC 406239
200912Uttara KannadaGENHegde,Shri Anant Kumar Dattatreya MBJP339300Alva MargaretMINC316531

List of Assembly Constituencies in Uttara Kannada Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Last Updated on February 24, 2015

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