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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Hassan in Karnataka is Deve Gowda’s bastion

Karnataka’s 28 parliamentary seats will go to polls in two phases on April 18 and 23.

constituency watch Updated: Apr 16, 2019 10:00 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
HASSAN Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,HASSAN Profile,Karnataka General Elections 2019
In 2009, Deve Gowda had won from this party stronghold by more than 2.91 lakh votes.(Hindustan Times)

Hassan Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka is represented by former Prime Minister and JD(S) stalwart HD Deve Gowda who won by a margin of over 1 lakh votes. Gowda defeated Manju A. of the Congress.

In 2009, Deve Gowda had won from this party stronghold by more than 2.91 lakh votes.

One of the 28 Lok Sabha seats of Karnataka, Hassan comprises eight assembly segments – Kadur, Shravanabelagola, Arsikere, Belur, Hassan, Holenarasipur, Arkalgud and Sakleshpur which is reserved for members of Scheduled Castes.

Karnataka’s 28 parliamentary seats will go to polls in two phases on April 18 and 23.

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Here are some details about Hassan Lok Sabha seat:

State: Karnataka

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Hassan

Polling date: April 18

2019 candidates: A Manju (BJP), Prajwal Revanna (JD(S) candidate

Sitting MP, party: H.D. Deve Gowda, JD(S)

Winning margin in 2014: 100,462

Runner up name, party: Manju. A., Congress

Number of voters in 2014: 1,147,534

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 73%

Number of women voters in 2014: 561,082

Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,196

First Published: Apr 10, 2019 17:45 IST