Bangalore South 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 declared on May 23.
Bangalore South registered 64.89 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 1.55 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 2497141 while 1620440 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 66.44 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 2190159 while 1455174 voted.
Tejasvi Surya of Bharatiya Janata Party, A Raju of Bahujan Samaj Party and BK Hariprasad of Indian National Congress are a few prominent candidates who contested for general elections 2019 from Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka.
Here is the full list of candidates from Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||TEJASVI SURYA||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2||A.RAJU||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|3||B.K.HARIPRASAD||Indian National Congress|
|4||DR.JOHN BASCO PHILIPS||Indian Christian Front|
|6||AHORATRA NATESHA POLEPALLI||Uttama Prajaakeeya Party|
|7||DR. BANUPRAKASH A.S SATHYA YUGA||Pyramid Party of India|
|8||RAVIKUMARA.T||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|9||VATAL NAGARAJ||Kannada Chalavali Vatal Paksha|
|10||R.SHEKAR||Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi|
|11||SYED SADIQ PASHA||Karnataka Karmikara Paksha|
|12||AMBROSE D' MELLO||Independent|
|21||KOLLUR MANJUNATHA NAIK||Independent|
|23||G VENKATESH BHOVI||Independent|
This constituency has been vacant since 2018 due to death of MP Ananth Kumar. Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments – Govindraj Nagar, Vijay Nagar, Chickpet, Basavanagudi, Padmanaba Nagar, B. T. M. Layout, Jayanagar and Bommanahalli.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Ananth Kumar belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Part had defeated Nandan Nilekani of the Indian National Congress. In the year 2009, Ananth Kumar had defeated Krishna Byre Gowda of the INC.