Dakshina Kannada of Karnataka

Dakshina Kannada

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Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.

According to the data from last census, 20,89,649 people stay in Dakshina Kannada. Out of them, 7.09% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 20,89,649 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 47.67% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 52.33% people.

Out of the total 15,65,281 voters, there are 7,74,500 male voters while 7,90,781 voters are females.

In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Nalin Kumar Katil defeated INC's Janardhana Poojary by a huge margin of 143,709 votes.

For the 2019 general elections of Dakshina Kannada, a total of 77% voters got inked.

In Dakshina Kannada, Bharatiya Janata Party's NALIN KUMAR KATEEL thrashed his opponent by 274,621. The MITHUN M RAI of Indian National Congress managed to get 499664 in the closely watched battle.

For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Nalin Kumar Kateel while the Indian National Congress fielded Mithun M Rai. S Sathish Saliyan was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Abdul Hameed

Independent

IND

554

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Alexander

Independent

IND

2752

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Deepak Rajesh Coelho

Independent

IND

748

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H Suresh Poojary

Independent

IND

2315

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Maxim Pinto

Independent

IND

908

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Md. Eliyas

Social Democratic Party of India

SDPI

46839

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Md. Khalid

Independent

IND

602

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Mithun M Rai

Indian National Congress

INC

0

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Nalin Kumar Kateel

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

774285

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S Sathish Saliyan

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

4713

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Supreeth Kumar Poojary

Hindustan Janta Party

HJP

0

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Venkatesh Bende

Independent

IND

1702

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Vijay Shreenivas C

Uttama Prajaakeeya Party

UPP

0

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