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The Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Bangalore North is one of them.
As per the last census report, Bangalore North houses 29,31,270 people. Out of them, 11.79% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 2.21% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 92.54% of voters are from urban areas while 7.46% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 24,01,472 voters, there are 12,60,356 male voters while 11,41,116 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP DV Sadananda Gowda defeated INC's C Narayana Swamy by a huge margin of 229,764 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 57%.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, D.V. Sadananda Gowda of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's Krishna Byregowda by a margin of 147,518. After a close shave, D.V. Sadananda Gowda will now govern Bangalore North for the next five years.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded DV Sadananda Gowda while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Krishna Byregowda. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Syed Kawjawali Hydri.