Key constituencies to watch: Karnataka Elections 2013

For the May 5 elections, the key constituencies to watch out for are listed below.

Koratagere : State KPCC (Congress) chief  G. Parameshwara is contesting  from Koratagere in Tumkur district in south Karnataka. He is one of the strong contender for the  chief ministerial position.

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Result of 2008 Election for Kortagere

Varuna: Senior Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah, from Varuna in Mysore district in south Karnataka. He is also a chief ministerial contender. The contest here is keenly watched due to KJP putting an all out effort to defeat Siddaramaiah.

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Result of 2008 Election for Varuna

Hubli-Dharwad: Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, contesting from Hubli-Dharwad central in north Karnataka.  BJP’ has projected him as the chief ministerial candidate.

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Result of 2008 Election for Hubli-Dharwad

Shimoga: Deputy Chief Minister and former state BJP chief K. S. Eshwarappa is contesting from Shimoga in north-central Karnataka.

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Result of 2008 Election for Shimoga

Rajajinagar : Rajajinagar is one of the keenly watched constituency considering the fact that the Law Minister S. Suresh Kumar of BJP is contesting from here. He is contesting against KJP’s Shobha Karandlaje (former BJP ministerial colleague ).

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Result of 2008 Election for Rajajinagar

Mandya: Veteran Kannada actor M.H. Ambareesh is contesting from here on Congress ticket.

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Result of 2008 Election for Mandya

Chitapur: Chitapur (reserved) in Gulbarga is one of the key constituency as Priyank Kharge ( son of central Labour and Employment minister Mallikharjun Kharge) is contesting from here. He lost the bypoll from her in 2009 after the senior Kharge vacated it to enter the Lok Sabha.

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Result of 2008 Election for Chittapur

Shikaripura : It is one of the keenly watched contituency as KJP chief, B.S. Yeddyurappa is contesting elections from here.

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Result of 2008 Election for Shikaripura

Ramanangaram: State JDS chief and former chief minister H. D. Kumaraswamy, is contesting from here. He represents this constituency in the Lok Sabha as well. He is one of the most acceptable CM candiate as revealed by some of the opinion polls.

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Result of 2008 Election for Ramanangaram

 

Raichur:  Kannada actress Pooja Gandhi is contesting elections from here on BSR Congress ticket.

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Result of 2008 Election for Raichur

 

Haveri: C.M. Udasi, a former BJP minister, is contesting from here on KJP ticket.

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Result of 2008 Election for Haveri

 

Chennapatna : Anita Kumaraswamy wife of H. D. Kumaraswamy is contesting from here on JD(S) ticket.

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Result of 2008 Election for Chennapatna

 

Holenarsipur: H.D. Revanna, son of former PM H.D. Deve Gowda is contesting from hereas JD(S) candidate.

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Result of 2008 Election for Holenarsipur

Bellary Rural: B. Sriramulu Former BJP minister who is now chief of BSR Congress is contesting from this constituency.

 

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Result of 2008 Election for Bellary Rural

 

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