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The Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and Kolar is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Kolar is 20,48,640, among which 28.66% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 6.39% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 29.64% of voters live in urban areas while 70.36% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,92,975 voters, there are 7,55,450 male voters while 7,37,525 voters are females.
Polling for Kolar was held on Apr 18. In the last parliamentary polls, INC's sitting MP KH Muniyappa defeated JD(S)'s TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 47,850 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 76%.
The citizens of Kolar have given their verdict and crowned Bharatiya Janata Party's S. MUNISWAMY as their MP. Indian National Congress's K.H. MUNIYAPPA lost by a margin of 210,021 votes, confirming that the battle was closely fought.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Jayaprasad MG while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded S Muniswamy. KH Muniyappa was the candiate from Indian National Congress.