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The Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Dharwad is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 21,29,560 people stay in Dharwad. Out of them, 10.11% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,29,560 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 53.57% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 46.43% people.
Out of the total 15,79,024 voters, there are 8,09,486 male voters while 7,69,538 voters are females.
Elections for Dharwad were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Pralhad Joshi defeated INC's Vinay Kulkarni by a huge margin of 113,657 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 66%.
In Dharwad, Vinay Kulkarni of Indian National Congress put up a good fight but lost the seat to Bharatiya Janata Party's Pralhad Joshi.
Indian National Congress fieled Vinay Kulkarni while the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Pralhad Joshi, and the Bahujan Samaj Party chose Irappa Madar as their candidate.