Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency


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Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. As of 2005 it had 1,286,181 voters, of whom Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes account for 220,000; Lingayats for 200,000; Deevaru for 180,000; Muslims for 160,000; and Brahmins and Vokkaligas for 125,000 each.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament


Assembly segments


Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency consists eight assembly segments covering Sagara, Shikaripura, Sorab, Shivamogga, Bhadravathi and Tithahalli taluks in Shimoga district. These are:
  1. Shimoga Rural
  2. Bhadravati
  3. Shimoga
  4. Tirthahalli
  5. Shikaripur
  6. Sorab
  7. Sagar
  8. Byndoor

Members of Parliament


1951: K.G. Wodeyar, Indian National Congress
1957: K.G. Wodeyar, Indian National Congress
1962: S.V. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Indian National Congress
1967: J. H. Patel, Samyukta Socialist Party
1971: T. V. Chandrashekarappa, Indian National Congress
1977: A. R. Badri Narayan, Indian National Congress
1980: S. T. Quadri, Indian National Congress (I)
1984: T. V. Chandrashekarappa, Indian National Congress (I)
1989: T. V. Chandrashekarappa, Indian National Congress (I)
1991: K.G. Shivappa, Indian National Congress (I)
1996: Sarekoppa Bangarappa, Indian National Congress
1998: Ayanur Manjunath, Bharatiya Janata Party
1999: Sarekoppa Bangarappa, Indian National Congress
2004: Sarekoppa Bangarappa, Samajwadi Party
2009: B. Y. Raghavendra, Bharatiya Janata Party
2012: B. Y. Raghavendra, Karnataka Janata Paksha


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