Raichur 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.
Raichur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status|
|Raja Amareshwara Naik||Bharatiya Janata Party||596804||0||1533||598337||53.21||Winner|
|B. V Naik||Indian National Congress||479959||0||662||480621||42.75||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||14914||0||7||14921||1.33||2nd Runner-up|
|B. Venkanagouda Nayaka||Bahujan Samaj Party||13812||0||18||13830||1.23||3rd Runner-up|
|K. Somashekhar Yadagiri||Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)||8835||0||8||8843||0.79||4th Runner-up|
|Niranjan Nayak||Uttama Prajaakeeya Party||7828||0||5||7833||0.7||5th Runner-up|
Comprised of eight Assembly segments, the Parliamentary constituency of Raichur is one of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka. The total number of electorates in the Raichur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 6) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,486,326 of which 739,046 are males and 747,280 are females. This constituency is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. Most of the assembly segments in this constituency are reserved for the marginalized sections, the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes.
The Raichur parliamentary constituency covers the whole administrative district of Raichur. Historically, although Raichur was made a part of the Vijayanagara Empire as early as AD 1323, the historic legacy of this district goes back to the ancient period, dating the 3rd century BC. Raichur was administered by Mauryan ruler Ashoka, as witnessed in the presence of three minor rock edicts of Ashoka found in the region. In AD 1363, this district was in the hands of the Bahamani Sultanate, before moving to the Bijapur Sultanate. Although Raichur is known as one of the very few places in the country with gold reserves, such as the Hatti Gold Mines, and is famous for growing superior quality of rice, this district has been identified as one of the backward districts of the country, receiving financial aid from the government.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Raichur Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Raichur 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 Raichur constituency is Shri B.V.Nayak of INC.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||6||Raichur||(ST)||B.V.Nayak ||M ||INC ||443659 ||Arakera Shivanagouda Nayak ||M ||BJP ||442160|
|2009||6||Raichur||(ST)||Pakkirappa,Shri S. ||M||BJP||316450||Raja Venkatappa Naik||M||INC||285814|
|2004||3||Raichur||GEN||A.Venkatesh Naik||M||INC||289424||Raja Madangopal Nayak||M||JD(S)||288916|
|1999||3||Raichur||GEN||A. Venkatesh Naik||M||INC||359946||Abdul Samad Siddiq||M||JD(U)||187740|
|1998||3||Raichur||GEN||A.Venkatesh Naik||M||INC||264187||Raja Rangappa Naik||M||JD||185909|
|1996||3||Raichur||GEN||Raja Rangappa Naik||M||JD||214920||A Venkatesh Naik||M||INC||178515|
|1991||3||Raichur||GEN||Venkatesh Naik||M||INC||194709||Nazeer Ahmed Siddiqui||M||JD||72251|
|1989||3||Raichur||GEN||R.Ambanna Naik Dore||M||INC||228065||Nazeer Ahmed Sidsiddiqui||M||JD||139143|
|1984||3||Raichur||GEN||B. V. Desai||M||INC||212244||Vishwanath Reddy||M||JNP||154858|
|1980||3||Raichur||GEN||B.V. Desai||M||INC(I)||175888||Raja Pid Naik||M||INC(U)||46838|
|1977||3||Raichur||GEN||Rajshekhar Mallappa||M||INC||212232||M. Nagappa Basappa||M||BLD||75810|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Raichur Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Raichur parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Raichur Rural (ST)||Raichur||Manvi (ST)|
|Devadurga (ST)||Lingasugur (SC)|
Last Updated on: July 2, 2019