Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha Constituency



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Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 following the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. It comprises seven assembly segments which were earlier part of the erstwhile Kanakapura Lok Sabha constituency, abolished in 2008. Currently D.K. Suresh of Indian National Congress represents this constituency.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament
3 Election results


Assembly segments


Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following 8 Legislative Assembly segments:
Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
131 Kunigal None Tumkur
154 Rajarajeshwarinagar None Bangalore Urban
176 Bangalore South None Bangalore Urban
177 Anekal SC Bangalore Urban
182 Magadi None Ramanagaram
183 Ramanagaram None Ramanagaram
184 Kanakapura None Ramanagaram
185 Channapatna None Ramanagaram


Members of Parliament


From Kanakapura constituency in Mysore State:

1967: M. V. Rajasekharan, Indian National Congress
1971: C. K. Jaffer Sheriff, Indian National Congress

Karnataka State:

1977: M.V.Chandrashekhara Murthy, Indian National Congress
1980: M.V.Chandrashekhara Murthy, Indian National Congress
1984: M.V.Chandrashekhara Murthy, Indian National Congress
1989: M.V.Chandrashekhara Murthy, Indian National Congress
1991: M.V.Chandrashekhara Murthy, Indian National Congress
1996: H. D. Kumaraswamy, Janata Dal
1998: M.Srinivas, Bharatiya Janata Party
1999: M.V.Chandrashekhara Murthy, Indian National Congress
2002: Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda, Janata Dal (Secular) (By-Elections)
2004: Tejashwini Sreeramesh, Indian National Congress

From Bangalore Rural constituency:

2009: H. D. Kumaraswamy, Janata Dal (Secular)
2013: D.K. Suresh, Indian National Congress


Election results


By elections, 2013: Bangalore Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Congress D.K. Suresh 5,78,000
JD(S) Anitha Kumaraswamy 4,56,000
Majority 1,22,000
Turnout 10,42,878
Congress hold Swing {{{swing}}}
Indian General elections, 1998: Bangalore Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Muniswamappa Srinivas 4,70,387
Congress Dr. D. Premachandra Sagar 4,53,946
Janata Dal H.D. Kumaraswamy 2,60,859
BSP Muniyappa 15,732
Majority 16,441
Turnout 12,28,049
BJP hold Swing {{{swing}}}

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