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Koppal is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka.
According to the data from last census, 21,87,977 people stay in Koppal. Out of them, 19.18% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,87,977 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 17.75% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 82.25% people.
There are a total of 15,35,105 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,70,316 are male voters and 7,64,789 are female voters.
Polling for Koppal was held on Apr 23. In the last parliamentary polls, BJP's sitting MP Sanganna A Karadi defeated INC's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 32,414 votes.
A total of 66% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, KARADI SANGANNA AMARAPPA of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's K.RAJASHEKAR BASAVARAJ HITNAL by a margin of 38,397. After a close shave, KARADI SANGANNA AMARAPPA will now govern Koppal for the next five years.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Shivaputrappa Gumagera while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Karadi Sanganna Amarappa. K Rajashekar Basavaraj Hitnal was the candiate from Indian National Congress.