Chitradurga Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Chitradurga Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News Chitradurga, Karnataka Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Karnataka Parliamentary Constituency details 2014,Chitradurga MP, Issues Political Analys

Chitradurga Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Chitradurga Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News Chitradurga, Karnataka Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Karnataka Parliamentary Constituency details 2014,Chitradurga MP, Issues Political Analysis 2014:

About the Constituency:

Covering the entire district of Chitradurga and a portion of the Tumkur District is the Lok Sabha constituency of Chitradurga. It is one of the 28 Lok Sabha segments in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, and is reserved for SC candidates. 1,534,169 is the total electorate count in the Chitradurga Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 18). Out of these 779,895 number of electorates are males and the remaining 754,274 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest.

Assembly Segments:   

Out of the eight Assembly segments which comprise this constituency, Sira and Pavagada are geographically situated in the Tumkur District, while the remaining are part of the Chitradurga District. 

The assembly segments which are reserved for candidates belonging to the marginalized sections of the society are Molakalmuru, Holalkere, Challakere and Pavagada.

Molakalmuru (ST)

Challakere (ST)

Chitradurga

Hiriyur

Hosadurga

Holalkere (SC)

Sira

Pavagada

 

About Chitradurga:

Chitradurga survives on an agrarian economy. However, the government has recognized the Chitradurga district as one of the 250 economically- backward regions of the country. Therefore, it is being funded under special schemes such as the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. This district is famous for its Chitradurga Fort, which is historically important.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Janardhana Swamy

Age

45

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha:

Debates participated

5

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

5

Attendance

60%