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The Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Chitradurga is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Chitradurga is 21,72,272, among which 23.67% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 16.86% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 19.13% of voters live in urban areas while 80.87% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,61,272. Of them, 8,44,864 and 8,16,408 are male and female voters respectively.
In the previous elections, INC's sitting MP BN Chandrappa defeated BJP's Janardhana Swamy by a huge margin of 101,291 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Chitradurga, a total of 66% voters got inked.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, A NARAYANASWAMY won the Chitradurga. B N CHANDRAPPA was defeated by a margin of 80,178 votes.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Mahanthesh CU while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded A Narayanaswamy. BN Chandrappa was the candiate from Indian National Congress.