Chitradurga 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. Chitradurga constituency is reserved for the members of the Scheduled Castes.
Chitradurga registered 70.65 per cent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 4.58 per cent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1760111 while 1243502 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 66.07 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1660917 while 1097380 voted.
B N Chandrappa of the Indian National Congress, A Narayanaswamy of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Mahanthesh C U of the Bahujan Samaj Party, Arunachalam Y of the Pyramid Party Of India are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Chitradurga Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka.
Here is the full list of candidates from Chitradurga Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka:
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||B N CHANDRAPPA||Indian National Congress|
|2||A NARAYANASWAMY||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||MAHANTHESH C U||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|4||ARUNACHALAM Y||Pyramid Party of India|
|5||DEVENDRAPPA||Uttama Prajaakeeya Party|
|6||NIRANJANA A D CHEELANGI||Ambedkar Samaj Party|
|7||S MEETYANAIK||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|11||C H NARAYANASWAMY||Independent|
|12||D PENNAPPA TURUVANUR||Independent|
|13||V S BHUTHARAJA||Independent|
|15||L RANGAPPA (RTD.DDPI)||Independent|
|16||LOKESHA M K||Independent|
|17||N T VIJAYAKUMAR||Independent|
Chitradurga constituency is reserved for the members of the Scheduled Castes. Chitradurga Lok Sabha constituency covers eight assembly segments – Molakalmuru, Challakere, Chitradurga, Hiriyur, Hosadurga, Holalkere, Sira and Pavagada.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, B N Chandrappa of the Indian National Congress defeated Janardhana Swamy of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In the year 2009, Janardhana Swamy of the BJP, won by defeating Dr. B Thippeswamy of the INC.