Uttara Kannada of Karnataka

Uttara Kannada

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Out of 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, Uttara Kannada is considered as one of the most important seats.

According to the census, the total population of Uttara Kannada is 19,38,268, among which 7.88% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 3.77% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 23.38% of voters live in urban areas while 76.62% voters stay in rural areas.

There are a total of 14,50,599 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,42,865 are male voters and 7,07,734 are female voters.

Elections for Uttara Kannada were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Anantkumar Hegde defeated INC's Deshpande Prashanth by a huge margin of 140,700 votes.

For the 2019 general elections of Uttara Kannada, a total of 69% voters got inked.

BJP's popular leader Ananth Kumar Hegde locked horns with JDS's Anand Asnotikar for this seat.

Uttara Kannada was one of the seats which kept journalists busy throughout poll season and the final results have favored ANANTKUMAR HEGDE. By polling 786042, Bharatiya Janata Party's ANANTKUMAR HEGDE won the highly-cited seat.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Anand Asnotikar

Janata Dal (Secular)

JD(S)

0

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Anantkumar Hegde

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

0

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Anita Ashok Shet

Independent

IND

2568

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Balakrishna Arjun Patil

Independent

IND

4206

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Chidanand Harijan

Independent

IND

3138

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Kundabai Ganapati Parulekar

Independent

IND

2261

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Manjunath Sadashiv

Bharat Bhoomi Party

BBP

1685

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Mohammed Zabrood Khateeb

Independent

IND

7488

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Nagaraj Anant Shirali

Independent

IND

6254

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Nagaraj Naik

Rashtriya Samaj Paksha

RSP

3378

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Nagraj Shridhar Shet

Rashtriya Jansambhavna Party

RJP

3128

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Sudhakar Kira Jogalekar

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

0

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Sunil Pawar

Uttama Prajaakeeya Party

UPP

3727

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