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The Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Bangalore Central is one of them.
As per the last census report, Bangalore Central houses 23,92,833 people. Out of them, 16.06% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.61% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 96.05% of voters are from urban areas while 3.95% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 19,31,663 voters, there are 10,10,586 male voters while 9,21,077 voters are females.
The sitting MP PC Mohan from BJP defeated INC's Rizwan Arshad by a huge margin of 137,500 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 56% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, P. C. Mohan of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's Rizwan Arshad by a margin of 70,968. After a close shave, P. C. Mohan will now govern Bangalore Central for the next five years.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded PC Mohan while Indian National Congress placed its bet on Rizwan Arshad for this Lok Sabha seat.