Shimoga of Karnataka

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Shimoga is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka.

According to the census, the total population of Shimoga is 20,09,358, among which 16.05% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 3.85% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 31.04% of voters live in urban areas while 68.96% voters stay in rural areas.

Out of the total 15,62,241 voters, there are 7,78,767 male voters while 7,83,474 voters are females.

The sitting MP BS Yeddyurappa from BJP defeated INC's V Manjunath Bhandary by a huge margin of 363,305 votes in the previous elections.

In Shimoga, S.MADHUBANGARAPPA of Janata Dal (Secular) put up a good fight but lost the seat to Bharatiya Janata Party's B.Y.RAGHAVENDRA..

For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on BY Raghavendra while the Janata Dal (Secular) fielded S Madhubangarappa. Guddappa was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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BY Raghavendra

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

729872

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Guddappa

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

7350

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KC Vinay Rajavath

Independent

IND

3317

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Krishna K

Pyramid Party of India

PPI

0

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Mohammed Yusuf Khan

Independent

IND

1579

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NT Vijayakumar

Independent

IND

1578

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S Madhubangarappa

Janata Dal (Secular)

JD(S)

0

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S Umesha Varma

Independent

IND

4465

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S Umeshappa

Independent

IND

1521

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Shashikumar S Gowda

Independent

IND

6845

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Shekara Naik

Independent

IND

3930

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Venkatesh R

Uttama Prajaakeeya Party

UPP

0

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