Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kumaraswamy’s son in the fray from Mandya constituency in Karnataka
This time, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumar has been fielded from the seat and will be contesting against veteran actor Sumalatha, who is the widow of Congress leader Ambareesh.Updated: Apr 12, 2019 13:53 IST
Mandya Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha setas in Karnataka and covers the entire Mandya district and part of Mysore district. The seat is currently represented by JD(S) candidate CS Puttaraju. Who defeated Congress’s Ramya by a slender margin of 5,518 votes.
This time, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumar has been fielded from the seat and will be contesting against veteran actor Sumalatha, who is the widow of Congress leader Ambareesh.
Karnataka’s 28 parliamentary seats will go to polls in two phases on April 18 and 23.
Here are some details about Mandya Lok Sabha seat:
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Mandya
Polling date: April 18
2019 candidates: Nikhil Kumaraswamy (JDS) Sumalatha (Independent)
Sitting MP, party: CS Puttaraju, JD(S)
Winning margin in 2014: 5,518
Runner up name, party: Ramya, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 1,193,041
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 71%
Number of women voters in 2014: 587,732
Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,019
First Published: Apr 10, 2019 17:56 IST