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The Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Bijapur is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Bijapur is 21,77,331, among which 20.34% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 1.81% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 23.05% of voters live in urban areas while 76.95% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 16,22,635 voters, there are 8,47,815 male voters while 7,74,820 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's Ramesh Jigajinagi defeated Prakash Rathod from INC. The margin was 69,819 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 60%.
The latest election results have shown that Janata Dal (Secular)'s DR. SUNITA DEVANAND CHAVAN had to bite dust as Bharatiya Janata Party's JIGAJINAGI RAMESH CHANDAPPA emerged victorious. By getting 635867, the latter will govern the seat for next five years.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Jigajinagi Ramesh Chandappa while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Pujari Shrinath Sangappa, and the Janata Dal (Secular) chose Dr. Sunita Devanand Chavan as their candidate.