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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Tumkur constituency, Karnataka

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 constituency profile: Tumkur, Karnataka

constituency watch Updated: Mar 14, 2019 13:19 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Patna, India - January 18, 2019: An electoral officer demonstrates the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the review meeting of poll preparedness of the state for the upcoming general elections, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Friday, January 18, 2019. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)

Tumkur is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka. Situated in Tumakuru, Tumkur city is the administrative seat of power as well as the Municipal Corporation of the District. According to the Election Commission of India’s 2009 data, the total electorates in the Tumkur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 19) were 1,388,773 of which 683,193 are women and 705,580 are males.

Congress’s SP Muddahanumegowda had won the 2014 election with a margin of nearly 75,000 votes, defeating his BJP rival GS Basavaraj.

Read: All you need to know about Karnataka

The general elections will be held across India in seven phases beginning April 11 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23.

Here’s all you need to know about Tumkur Lok Sabha constituency:

State: Karnataka

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Tumkur

Sitting MP, Party: S. P. Muddahanumegowda, Congress

Winning margin in 2014: 74,041

Runner up name, party: GS Basavaraj, BJP

Number of voters in 2014: 1,102,012

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 75

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1826

Number of women voters: 535,872

First Published: Mar 14, 2019 09:19 IST