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Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence  2008–present
Elected Year  2014
Member of parliament  P. C. Mohan
State  Karnataka
Female electors  921,077
Current MP  P. C. Mohan
Total Electors  19,31,456
Party  Bharatiya Janata Party
Male electors  1,010,586
Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency)
Most Successful Party  Bharatiya Janata Party (2 times)
Assembly Constituencies  Sarvagnanagar, C.V. Raman Nagar (SC), Shivajinagar, Shanti Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Rajaji Nagar, Chamarajapet and Mahadevapura (SC).
Last election  Indian general election, 2014
Assembly segments  Rajaji Nagar, C.V. Raman Nagar

Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. This constituency was created in 2008 as part of delimitation. It was carved out of the Bangalore North and South Lok Sabha constituencies during 2009 Indian elections. It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was P. C. Mohan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As of the 2014 elections, Mohan represents this constituency.

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Demographics

The Central Lok Sabha constituency is dominated by minority voters, and is challenge for candidates, with having to get the support of both linguistic and religious minorities. The constituency has around 5.5 lakh Tamil People, 4.5 lakh Muslims and about 2 lakh Christians. There is also a significant number of Marwaris and Jains, especially around Chickpet and Gandhinagar suburbs. The Tamil population is concentrated around the suburbs of Shivajinagar, Ulsoor, Gandhinagar, Seshadripuram and Chamarajapet, and are a deciding factor for the winning candidate. Further, the demography of the constituency ranges from rich to middle class to slums.

Members of Parliament

Key

 BJP  

Assembly segments and serving MLAs

As of 2014, Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following eight Legislative Assembly segments:

References

Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency) Wikipedia


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