Tumkur of Karnataka

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Karnataka's Tumkur is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.

According to the census, the total population of Tumkur is 19,40,381, among which 18.08% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 7.38% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 24.68% of voters live in urban areas while 75.32% voters stay in rural areas.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,18,518. Of them, 7,64,561 and 7,53,957 are male and female voters respectively.

To recall, the sitting MP SP Muddahanumegowda from INC defeated BJP's GS Basavaraj by 74,041 votes in the previous elections.

For the 2019 general elections of Tumkur, a total of 73% voters got inked.

After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, G. S. BASAVARAJ won the Tumkur. H. D. DEVEGOWDA was defeated by a margin of 13,339 votes.

For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on KC Hanumantharaya while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded GS Basavaraj. HD Devegowda was the candiate from Janata Dal (Secular).

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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BS Mallikarjunaiah

Independent

IND

1269

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Chaya Rajashankar

Uttama Prajaakeeya Party

UPP

4398

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D Sharadhishayana

Independent

IND

1452

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G Nagendra

Independent

IND

3050

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GS Basavaraj

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

596127

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HD Devegowda

Janata Dal (Secular)

JD(S)

0

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JK Sami

Independent

IND

3453

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KC Hanumantharaya

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

6013

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KV Srinivas Kalkere

Independent

IND

1959

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Kapanigowda

Independent

IND

1136

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Mahalakshmi CP

Ambedkar Samaj Party

ASP

4211

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Prakash RA Jain

Independent

IND

1277

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Siddaramegowda TB

Independent

IND

7637

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TN Kumara Swamy

Independent

IND

2566

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