Dakshina District Map
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.
Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Nalin Kumar Kateel||Bharatiya Janata Party||772754||0||1531||774285||57.57||Winner|
|Mithun M Rai||Indian National Congress||499387||0||277||499664||37.15||1st Runner-up|
|Mohammed Eliyas||Social Democratic Party Of India||46834||0||5||46839||3.48||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||7375||0||5||7380||0.55||3rd Runner-up|
|S. Sathish Salian||Bahujan Samaj Party||4709||0||4||4713||0.35||4th Runner-up|
|H. Suresh Poojary||Independent||2314||0||1||2315||0.17||6th Runner-up|
|Venkatesh Bende||Independent||1702||0||0||1702||0.13||7th Runner-up|
|Vijay Shreenivas .C||Uttama Prajaakeeya Party||1628||0||1||1629||0.12||8th Runner-up|
|Supreeth Kumar Poojary||Hindustan Janta Party||948||0||0||948||0.07||9th Runner-up|
|Maxim Pinto||Independent||908||0||0||908||0.07||10th Runner-up|
|Deepak Rajesh Coelho||Independent||747||0||1||748||0.06||11th Runner-up|
|Mohammad Khalid||Independent||602||0||0||602||0.04||12th Runner-up|
|Abdul Hameed||Independent||554||0||0||554||0.04||13th Runner-up|
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 MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||17||Dakshina Kannada||GEN||Nalin Kumar Kateel ||M ||BJP ||642739 ||Janardhana Poojary ||M ||INC ||499030|
|2009||17||Dakshina Kannada||GEN||Kateel,Shri Nalin Kumar ||M||BJP||499385||Janardhana Poojary||M||INC||458965|
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|
|Belthangady||Moodabidri||Mangalore City North|
|Mangalore City South||Mangalore||Bantval|
Last Updated on June 30, 2020