Lok Sabha elections 2019: Hassan in Karnataka is Deve Gowda’s bastion
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.
Here are some details about Hassan Lok Sabha seat:
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