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Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Gulbarga is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Gulbarga is 23,12,555, among which 24.09% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 2.96% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 34.52% of voters live in urban areas while 65.48% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 17,21,990 voters in the constituency. Among which, 8,78,311 are male voters and 8,43,679 are female voters.
To recall, the sitting MP Mallikarjun Kharge from INC defeated BJP's Revu Naik Belamgi by 74,733 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Gulbarga, a total of 58% voters got inked.
This seat witnessed a battle between veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge of INC and Karnataka rebel Congress MLA Umesh Jadhav.
A neck-to-neck battle for Gulbarga finally came to an end with Bharatiya Janata Party's DR. UMESH G JADHAV winning the seat. Indian National Congress's MALLIKARJUN KHARGE polled 524740 and lost the constituency closely.