Chikballapur 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. Chikballapur constituency came into existence in 1977.
Chikballapur registered 76.61 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 0.55 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1808391 while 1385387 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 76.06 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1657970 while 1261087 voted.
Dr. C.S.Dwarakanath of the Bahujan Samaj Party, B.N.Bache Gowda of the Bharatiya Janata Party, S.Varalakshmi of the Communist Party Of India (Marxist), M.Veerappa Moily of the Indian National Congress, D.Palya Khadar Subhan Khan of the Samajwadi Janata Party(Karnataka) are some of the prominent names who contested the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Chikballapur Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka.
Here is the full list of candidates from Chikballapur Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Dr. C.S.Dwarakanath||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||B.N.Bache Gowda||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||S.Varalakshmi||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|4||M.Veerappa Moily||Indian National Congress|
|5||D.Palya Khadar Subhan Khan||Samajwadi Janata Party(Karnataka)|
|6||Nazir Ahmed||Karnataka Karmikara Paksha|
|7||Nagendra Rao Shinde||Karnataka Jantha Paksha|
|8||S.R.Nageshareddy||Ambedkar Samaj Party|
|9||Muniraju.G||Uttama Prajaakeeya Party|
Chikballapur Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments – Gauribidanur, Bagepalli, Chikkaballapur, Yelahanka, Hoskote, Devanahalli, Doddaballapur and Nelamangala.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, M. Veerappa Moily of the Indian National Congress had defeated B. N. Bache Gowda of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In the year 2009, M.Veerappa Moily of the INC, won by defeating C. Aswathanarayana of the BJP.