Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in the Southern state of Karnataka. Voting here for the 2019 Lok Sabha election took place on April 18. The result will be out on May 23.
Bangalore Central registered 54.29 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a loss of 1.45 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 2204431 while 1196697 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 55.74 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1930782 while 1076150 voted.
P. C. Mohan of the Bharatiya Janata Party, M. K. Pasha of the Bahujan Samaj Party, Rizwan Arshad of the Indian National Congress and Nawaz Dilber of the Karnataka Karmikara Paksha are some of the prominent names who contested the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka.
Here is the full list of candidates from Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||M. K. Pasha||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||P. C. Mohan||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||M. K. Pasha||Independent|
|4||Rizwan Arshad||Indian National Congress|
|6||B. Krishna Prasad||Proutist Bloc, India|
|7||Nawaz Dilber||Karnataka Karmikara Paksha|
|8||Mellegatti Shridevi||Uttama Prajaakeeya Party|
|9||Srinivasan R||Indian Christian Front|
|10||Hunsur K. ChandraShekar||Democratic Prajakranthi Party Secularist|
|11||Arun Prasad A||Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi|
|14||Jenifar J. Russell||Independent|
|18||Francis Binny Jose||Independent|
|19||Dr. Philip Mariyan||Independent|
|20||S. Mohan Kumar||Independent|
|21||Raparti Anil Kumar||Independent|
|22||C. B. K. Rama||Independent|
|23||Syed Asif Bukhari||Independent|
Bengaluru Central constituency was created in 2008 as part of delimitation. Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments – Sarvagnanagar, C. V. Raman Nagar, Shivajinagar, Shanti Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Rajaji Nagar, Chamarajapet and Mahadevapura.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, P. C. Mohan of the Bharatiya Janata Party - won by a margin of over 1.37 lakh votes. He had defeated Rizwan Arshad of the Indian National Congress. Mohan had secured 557130 votes while Arshad got 419630 votes.