Chikkodi of Karnataka

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Chikkodi is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka.

As per the last census report, Chikkodi houses 20,59,216 people. Out of them, 15.78% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 4.97% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 13.90% of voters are from urban areas while 86.10% voters stay in rural areas.

There are a total of 14,42,296 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,46,113 are male voters and 6,96,183 are female voters.

In the last elections, INC's sitting MP Prakash Hukkeri defeated Ramesh Vishwanath Katti of BJP by a small margin of 3,003 votes.

A total of 74% voters cast their vote in these elections.

After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, ANNASAHEB SHANKAR JOLLE won the Chikkodi. PRAKASH BABANNA HUKKERI was defeated by a margin of 118,877 votes.

Indian National Congress fielded Prakash Babanna Hukkeri while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Annasaheb Shankar Jolle. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Machchendra Davalu Kadapure.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Annasaheb Shankar Jolle

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

645017

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Appasaheb Shripati Kurane

Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh

BBM

2755

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Jitendra Subhash Nerle

Independent

IND

1726

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Kallappa Gudasi

Independent

IND

4948

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Machchendra Davalu Kadapure

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

15575

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Magdum Ismailmagdum

Republican Party of India

RPI

1059

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Mohan Gurappa Motannavar

Independent

IND

1487

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Prakash Babanna Hukkeri

Indian National Congress

INC

526140

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Praveenkumar Baligatti

Uttama Prajaakeeya Party

UPP

1546

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Shrinik Annasaheb Jangate

Independent

IND

4906

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Vishwnath Kalloli Wajantri

Independent

IND

2028

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