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Karnataka's Udupi Chikmagalur is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Udupi Chikmagalur is 18,18,242, among which 14.44% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 4.47% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 28.42% of voters live in urban areas while 71.58% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 13,87,295. Of them, 6,79,286 and 7,08,009 are male and female voters respectively.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Shobha Karandlaje defeated INC's Jayaprakash Hegde by a huge margin of 181,643 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Udupi Chikmagalur, a total of 75% voters got inked.
In a completely one-sided battle, Bharatiya Janata Party's SHOBHA KARANDLAJE crushed Janata Dal (Secular)'s PRAMOD MADHWARAJ by a margin of 349,599 to win Udupi Chikmagalur.
For this seat, Janata Dal (Secular) placed its bet on Pramod Madhwaraj while the Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Shobha Karandlaje. P Parameshwara was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.