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In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Chitradurga Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
A NarayanaswamyBharatiya Janata Party6242000199562619550.26Winner
B N ChandrappaIndian National Congress545159085854601743.821st Runner-up
Mahanthesh C UBahujan Samaj Party889601189070.712nd Runner-up
N T VijayakumarIndependent87050287070.73rd Runner-up
Niranjana A D CheelangiAmbedkar Samaj Party77710277730.624th Runner-up
Lokesha M KIndependent70250170260.565th Runner-up
L VenugopalIndependent63780163790.516th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above434802043680.357th Runner-up
L Rangappa (Rtd.Ddpi)Independent43060643120.358th Runner-up
DevendrappaUttama Prajaakeeya Party42760442800.349th Runner-up
C H NarayanaswamyIndependent38010138020.3110th Runner-up
Ramesha VIndependent27180327210.2211th Runner-up
V S BhutharajaIndependent24640024640.212th Runner-up
D Pennappa TuruvanurIndependent23590023590.1913th Runner-up
Arunachalam YPyramid Party Of India22200022200.1814th Runner-up
R HanumanthappaIndependent18360118370.1515th Runner-up
GaneshIndependent17600017600.1416th Runner-up
S MeetyanaikPragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)16310516360.1317th Runner-up
Kumar YIndependent16120416160.1318th Runner-up
Thippeswamy TIndependent15700115710.1319th Runner-up

Covering the entire district of Chitradurga and a portion of the Tumkur District is the Lok Sabha constituency of Chitradurga. It is one of the 28 Lok Sabha segments in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, and is reserved for SC candidates. 1,534,169 is the total electorate count in the Chitradurga Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 18). Out of these 779,895 number of electorates are males and the remaining 754,274 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. Out of the eight Assembly segments which comprise this constituency, Sira and Pavagada are geographically situated in the Tumkur District, while the remaining are part of the Chitradurga District.

The assembly segments which are reserved for candidates belonging to the marginalized sections of the society are Molakalmuru, Holalkere, Challakere and Pavagada. A Congress stronghold, Chitradurga survives on an agrarian economy. However, the government has recognized the Chitradurga district as one of the 250 economically- backward regions of the country. Therefore, it is being funded under special schemes such as the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. This district is famous for its Chitradurga Fort, which is historically important.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Chitradurga 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 Chitradurga constituency is Shri B.N.Chandrappa of INC.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201418Chitradurga(SC)B.N.Chandrappa M INC 467511 Janardhana Swamy M BJP 366220
200918Chitradurga(SC)Swamy,Shri Janardhana MBJP370920Dr. B ThippeswamyMINC235349
20047ChitradurgaGENN.Y. HanumanthappaMINC322609Kodandaramaiah PMJD(S)285149
19997ChitradurgaGENShashi KumarMJD(U)370793C.P.MudalagiriyappaMINC359615
19987ChitradurgaGENC.P.Mudala GiriyappaMINC321930P.KodandaramaiahMLS263609
19967ChitradurgaGENP.KodandaramaiahMJD251617C P MudalagiriyappaMINC232235
19917ChitradurgaGENC.P. MudalagiriyappaMINC302847L.G. HavanuraMBJP220335
19897ChitradurgaGENC.P.MudalagiriyappaMINC339303M.Sanna ChikkappaMJD197110
19847ChitradurgaGENK. H. RanganathMINC279146B. L. GowdaMJNP222335
19807ChitradurgaGENK. MallannaMINC(I)215180B.L. GowdaMJNP105819
19777ChitradurgaGENK. MallannaMINC227926H. C. BoraiahMBLD141272

Facts about current sitting MP of Chitradurga Constituency

Name of MP Shri B.N. Chandrappa
Age 63
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Indian National Congress
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A. (Sociology)
Activities of Shri B.N. Chandrappa in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 44
Private member bills passed 1
Questions asked 282
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Chitradurga Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Molakalmuru (ST)Challakere (ST)Chitradurga
HiriyurHosadurgaHolalkere (SC)

Last Updated on July 2, 2019