P. C. Mohan
| P. C. Mohan|
Bharatiya Janata Party
| Bharatiya Janata Party (2 times)|
Sarvagnanagar, C.V. Raman Nagar (SC), Shivajinagar, Shanti Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Rajaji Nagar, Chamarajapet and Mahadevapura (SC).
Indian general election, 2014
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.
Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency) Wikipedia
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.
As of 2014, Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following eight Legislative Assembly segments: