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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.

Raichur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Raja Amareshwara NaikBharatiya Janata Party5968040153359833753.21Winner
B. V NaikIndian National Congress479959066248062142.751st Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above1491407149211.332nd Runner-up
B. Venkanagouda NayakaBahujan Samaj Party13812018138301.233rd Runner-up
K. Somashekhar YadagiriSocialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)88350888430.794th Runner-up
Niranjan NayakUttama Prajaakeeya Party78280578330.75th 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 MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
20146Raichur(ST)B.V.Nayak M INC 443659 Arakera Shivanagouda Nayak M BJP 442160
20096Raichur(ST)Pakkirappa,Shri S. MBJP316450Raja Venkatappa NaikMINC285814
20043RaichurGENA.Venkatesh NaikMINC289424Raja Madangopal NayakMJD(S)288916
19993RaichurGENA. Venkatesh NaikMINC359946Abdul Samad SiddiqMJD(U)187740
19983RaichurGENA.Venkatesh NaikMINC264187Raja Rangappa NaikMJD185909
19963RaichurGENRaja Rangappa NaikMJD214920A Venkatesh NaikMINC178515
19913RaichurGENVenkatesh NaikMINC194709Nazeer Ahmed SiddiquiMJD72251
19893RaichurGENR.Ambanna Naik DoreMINC228065Nazeer Ahmed SidsiddiquiMJD139143
1986Bye PolRaichurGENM.Y.ChorpadeMINC169696R.A.NaikMJNP164014
19843RaichurGENB. V. DesaiMINC212244Vishwanath ReddyMJNP154858
19803RaichurGENB.V. DesaiMINC(I)175888Raja Pid NaikMINC(U)46838
19773RaichurGENRajshekhar MallappaMINC212232M. Nagappa BasappaMBLD75810

Facts about current sitting MP of Raichur Constituency

Name of MP Shri B.V. Naik
Age 52
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Indian National Congress
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.Com., LL.B. (Spl.)
Activities of Shri B.V. Naik in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 8
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 573
Attendance N/A

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

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
Shorapur (ST)ShahpurYadgir
Raichur Rural (ST)RaichurManvi (ST)
Devadurga (ST)Lingasugur (SC)


Last Updated on July 2, 2019