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Chamarajanagar 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 Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka.

Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Chamarajanagar 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. 

Chamarajanagar registered 75.22 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 2.41 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1686023 while 1268173 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 72.81 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1555538 while 1132549 voted.

R Dhruvanarayana of the Indian National Congress, Dr Shivakumara of the Bahujan Samaj Party, V Srinivas Prasad of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Hanur Nagaraju of the Uttama Prajaakeeya Party, Prasanna Kumar B of the Karnataka Praja Party (RaithaParva) are some of the most prominent names who contested the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka.

Here is the full list of candidates from Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka:

Karnataka Lok Sabha constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 R DHRUVANARAYANA Indian National Congress
2 Dr SHIVAKUMARA Bahujan Samaj Party
3 V SRINIVAS PRASAD Bharatiya Janata Party
4 HANUR NAGARAJU Uttama Prajaakeeya Party
5 PRASANNA KUMAR B Karnataka Praja Party (RaithaParva)
6 SUBBAIAH Indian New Congress Party
7 ANAND JIVAN RAM Independent
8 N AMBARISH Independent
9 M Pradeep Kumar Independent
10 G.D. RAJAGOPAL Independent

Also read: Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha Constituency

Chamarajanagar constituency is reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes and this constituency came into existence in 1962. Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments –  Hanur, Kollegal, Chamarajanagar, Gundlupet, T.Narasipura, Nanjangud, Heggadadevankote, and Varuna.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, R. Dhruvanarayana of the Indian National Congress – roared to victory by winning by a margin of over 1.41 lakh votes. He had defeated A. R. Krishna Murthy of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In the year 2009, R. Dhruvanarayana of the INC defeated  A. R. Krishna Murthy of the BJP.