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Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha Elections

Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in the Southern state of Karnataka and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18. Dakshina Kannada constituency was created in 2008 as part of delimitation.

Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments – Belthangady, Moodabidri, Mangalore City North, Mangalore City South, Mangalore, Bantval, Puttur and Sullia which is reserved for members of Scheduled Castes.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Nalin Kumar Kateel of the Bharatiya Janata Party – won by a margin of over 1.43 lakh votes. He had defeated Janardhana Poojary of the Indian National Congress. Kateel had secured 642739 votes while Poojary got 499030 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 77.15 percent across 1766 polling stations.

Other candidates in the fray were Haneef Khan Kodaje of the Social Democratic Party of India and K. Yadava Shetty of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

In the year 2009, Nalin Kumar Kateel of the BJP– won by a margin of over 40 thousand votes. He had defeated Janardhana Poojary of the Indian National Congress. Kateel had secured 499385 votes while Poojary got 458965 votes.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Alekkadi Girish Rai of the Bahujan Samaj Party and B. Madhava of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Nalin Kumar Kateel BJP

Won

774285
Mithun M Rai INC

Lost

499664
Mohammed Eliyas SDPI

Lost

46839
Nota NOTA

Lost

7380
S. Sathish Saliyan BSP

Lost

4713
Alexander IND

Lost

2752
H. Suresh Poojary IND

Lost

2315
Venkatesh Bende IND

Lost

1702
Vijay Shreenivas .C UPP

Lost

1629
Supreeth Kumar Poojary HJP

Lost

948
Maxim Pinto IND

Lost

908
Deepak Rajesh Coelho IND

Lost

748
Mohammad Khalid IND

Lost

602
Abdul Hameed IND

Lost

554

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Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Dakshina Kannada 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 Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka.

Apr 05, 2019, 17:44 PM IST
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Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments.

Apr 05, 2019, 16:15 PM IST
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The situation has been severe and authorities have ordered closure of schools and colleges in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi.

May 30, 2018, 08:52 AM IST