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Karnataka's Bagalkot is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 21,24,906 people stay in Bagalkot. Out of them, 16.29% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,24,906 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 29.84% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 70.16% people.
There are a total of 15,68,620 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,93,338 are male voters and 7,75,282 are female voters.
Elections for Bagalkot were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP PC Gaddigoudar defeated INC's Ajaykumar Sarnaik by a huge margin of 116,560 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 69%.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Gaddigoudar Parvatagouda Chandanagouda won the Bagalkot. Veena Kashappanavar was defeated by a margin of 168,187 votes.
Indian National Congress fieled Veena Kashappanavar while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Mahmad Husen Mujawar, and the Bharatiya Janata Party chose Gaddigoudar Parvatagouda Chandanagouda as their candidate.