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Bijapur Lok Sabha Elections

Bijapur is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka. Voting for Lok Sabha election in Karnataka will be held in two phases on April 18 and April 23. Bidar will be going to polls on April 23 and counting will be held on May 23.

Bijapur parliamentary constituency comprises of eight assembly segments namely Muddebihal, Devar Hippargi, Basavana Bagevadi, Babaleshwar, Bijapur City, Nagthan, Indi and Sindgi. Of these, Nagthan is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ramesh Jigajinagi won the seat by a margin of 69819 votes. Ramesh Jigajinagi bagged 471757 votes while his nearest rival Congress leader Prakash Rathod secured 401938 votes.

The 2009 election had a similar outcome too. Bharatiya Janata Party's Ramesh Jigajinagi had won the seat by bagging 308939 votes while Congress leader Prakash Rathod had been in the second spot with 266535 votes.

In Bijapur, 69.11 per cent or 966797 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 14 contestants who were in the fray, 12 of them lost their deposits.

For the 2019 election, Bharatiya Janata Party has yet again nominated Ramesh Jigajinagi.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Jigajinagi Ramesh Chandappa BJP

Won

635867
Dr. Sunita Devanand Chavan JD(S)

Lost

377829
Dhareppa Mahadev Ardhavar IND

Lost

23706
Pujari Shrinath Sangappa BSP

Lost

23442
Nota NOTA

Lost

12286
Gurubasava. P . Rabakavi UPP

Lost

8479
Balaji Dyamanna Waddar (Yatnal) IND

Lost

7644
Ramappa Harijan (Holer) IND

Lost

4992
Dadasab Siddappa Bagayat IND

Lost

4188
Dondiba Ramu Rathod IND

Lost

4102
Rudrappa Deyappa Chalawadi BBM

Lost

3216
Yamanappa Vittal Gunadal RPOI(K)

Lost

2957
Shrivenkateshwar Maha Swamiji (Katakadhond D.G) HJP

Lost

2646

Bijapur News

Congress worker killed by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Congress worker killed by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Sahdev Samrat (30), a native of Thothapara area, was attacked with sharp-edged weapons on Saturday night when he went to attend a wedding in the nearby Kostapara area in Bhairamgarh town.

May 26, 2019, 10:53 AM IST
Six naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

Six naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

The Naxals were arrested by the police force near Kindrelpad village under Konta police station limits. 

May 02, 2019, 07:55 AM IST
2 policemen killed, 1 civilian injured in attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

2 policemen killed, 1 civilian injured in attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

The incident took place when the two policemen and the villager were going to Tippapuram village, under Pamed police station area, on a motorbike.

Apr 27, 2019, 21:53 PM IST
Bijapur Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Bijapur Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bijapur Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka.   

Apr 11, 2019, 15:19 PM IST
Bijapur Lok Sabha constituency

Bijapur Lok Sabha constituency

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ramesh Jigajinagi won the seat by a margin of 69819 votes. Ramesh Jigajinagi bagged 471757 votes while his nearest rival Congress leader

Apr 09, 2019, 17:37 PM IST
Naxals blow up vehicle using IED in Chhattisgarh injuring 9

Naxals blow up vehicle using IED in Chhattisgarh injuring 9

The Naxals blew up an SUV using Improvised explosive device (IED) in the district. The SUV was carrying villagers.

Mar 20, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

After 40 minutes, another reinforcement party of DRG was launched. The Naxals fired upon the second party at around 4 pm.

Nov 25, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
Naxals attack CoBRA commandos in Bijapur's Pamed, encounter underway

Naxals attack CoBRA commandos in Bijapur's Pamed, encounter underway

The encounter began after the Naxals attacked the CoBRA team in Bijapur's Pamed area in Chhattisgarh on Monday. 

Nov 12, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Seven Naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

Seven Naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

Seven Naxals were gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today in a joint operation carried out by the state police and their Telangana counterparts, an official said.

Apr 27, 2018, 13:04 PM IST