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Karnataka

After the Indian independence, the new united Mysore State was created in 1956, and was renamed as Karnataka in 1973. Karnatka is one the important states of the Indian Union. Along with being an IT hub and centre of Industrial development this state has produced some great politicians. Population of the state is 52,850,562 and territorial region is 1.91,791 sq km. It has a  coastal line of nearly 400 km. Principal language of the Karnataka state is Kannada. It has 28 parliamentary constituencies.

Update : Mr. D. V. Sadananda Gowda was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on 4 August 2011 after being selected as legislative party leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party Karnataka. This followed the resignation of the previous Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa after being indicted on corruption charges by the Lok Ayukta of Karnataka,

 

Capital:  Bangalore

No of Parliamentary Constituencies: 28

No of Assembly Constituencies: 224

20/3/2013 Election commission announced that the Karnataka will go for a single-phase state assembly elections on May 5th and counting of votes will take place on May 8th 2013.

The notification for the election is expected to be issued on April 10. The last date of filing nominations would be April 14 and scrutiny of nominations papers would take place on April 18, the last date for withdrawal of candidates would be April 20th. The entire election process is expected to be completed by May 11th.

Karnataka has 224 assembly constituencies with 36 of them reserved for the Scheduled Castes and 15 for the Scheduled Tribes. Total electors in the state are 4,18,75,267.

 

Results Karnataka Elections 2013
Candidates List Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013
Exit Poll/Opinion Poll Results Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013

Karnataka State Assmbly Election Results 2008

Results Karnataka Assembly Elections 2008: Patywise Tally
Schedule Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013

 

 

 

Parliamentary Constituencies

S. No. Constituency Name
1

Chikkodi

2 Belgaum
3 Bagalkot
4 Bijapur
5 Gulbarga
6 Raichur
7 Bidar
8 Koppal
9 Bellary
10 Haveri
11 Dharwad
12 Uttara Kannada
13 Davanagere
14 Shimoga
15 Udupi Chikamagalur
16 Hassan
17 Dakshina Kannada
18 Chitradurga
19 Tumkur
20 Mandya
21 Mysore
22 Chamarajanagar
23 Bangalore Rural
24 Bangalore North
25 Bangalore Central
26 Bangalore South
27 Chikkballapur
28 Kolar

Chief Ministers List-Karnataka

Sl.No. Name of Chief Ministers From To Party
1 K Siddaramaiah May 13, 2013 Present INC
2 Jagadish Shettar Jul 12, 2012 May 12, 2013 BJP
3 D. V. Sadananda Gowda Aug 4, 2011 Jul 12, 2012 BJP
4 B. S. Yeddyurappa May 30, 2008 Jul 31, 2011 BJP
5 President's rule Nov 20, 2007 May 27, 2008  
6 B. S. Yeddyurappa Nov 12, 2007 Nov 19, 2007 BJP
7 President's rule Oct 9, 2007 Nov 11, 2007  
8 H. D. Kumaraswamy Feb 3, 2006 Oct 8, 2007 JD(S)
9 Dharam Singh May 28, 2004 Jan 28, 2006 INC
10 S. M. Krishna Oct 11, 1999 May 28, 2004 INC
11 J. H. Patel May 31, 1996 Oct 7, 1999 JD
12 H. D. Deve Gowda Dec 11, 1994 May 31, 1996 JD
13 M. Veerappa Moily Nov 19, 1992 Dec 11, 1994 INC
14 S. Bangarappa Oct 17, 1990 Nov 19, 1992 INC
15 President's rule Oct 10, 1990 Oct 17, 1990  
16 Veerendra Patil Nov 30, 1989 Oct 10, 1990 INC
17 President's rule Apr 21, 1989 Nov 30, 1989  
18 S. R. Bommai Aug 13, 1988 Apr 21, 1989 JNP
19 Ramakrishna Hegde Feb 16, 1986 Aug 10, 1988 JNP
20 Ramakrishna Hegde Mar 8, 1985 Feb 13, 1986 JNP
21 Ramakrishna Hegde Jan 10, 1983 Dec 29, 1984 JNP
22 R. Gundu Rao Jan 12, 1980 Jan 6, 1983 INC
23 D. Devaraj Urs Feb 28, 1978 Jan 7, 1980 INC
24 President's rule Dec 31, 1977 Feb 28, 1978  
25 D. Devaraj Urs Mar 20, 1972 Dec 31, 1977 INC
26 President's rule Mar 19, 1971 Mar 20, 1972  
27 Veerendra Patil May 29, 1968 Mar 18, 1971 INC
28 S. Nijalingappa Jun 21, 1962 May 28, 1968 INC
29 S. R. Kanthi Mar 14, 1962 Jun 20, 1962 INC
30 B. D. Jatti May 16, 1958 Mar 9, 1962 INC
31 S. Nijalingappa Nov 1, 1956 May 16, 1958 INC

Governors List- Karnataka

Sl.No. Name of Governors From To
1 Konijeti Rosaiah Jun 29, 2014 Incumbent
1 H. R. Bhardwaj Jun 24, 2009 Jun 29, 2014
2 Rameshwar Thakur Aug 21, 2007 Jun 24, 2009
3 T. N. Chaturvedi Aug 21, 2002 Aug 20, 2007
4 V. S. Ramadevi Dec 2, 1999 Aug 20, 2002
5 Khurshed Alam Khan Jan 6, 1991 Dec 2, 1999
6 Bhanu Pratap Singh May 8, 1990 Jan 6, 1991
7 Pendekanti Venkatasubbaiah Feb 26, 1988 Feb 5, 1990
8 Ashoknath Banerji Apr 16, 1983 Feb 25, 1989
9 Govind Narain Aug 2, 1977 Apr 15, 1983
10 Uma Shankar Dikshit Jan 10, 1976 Aug 2, 1977
11 Mohanlal Sukhadia Feb 1, 1972 Jan 10, 1976
12 Dharma Vira Oct 23, 1969 Feb 1, 1972
13 Gopal Swarup Pathak May 13, 1967 Aug 30, 1969
14 V. V. Giri Apr 2, 1965 May 13, 1967
15 S M Srinagesh May 4, 1964 Apr 2, 1965
16 Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Nov 1, 1956 May 4, 1964

 

 

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Results of General Elections

State Assembly Elections 2008
Party
Contested
Won
BJP 224 110
INC 222 80
JD(S) 219 28
Others** 634 0
IND 943 6
OTHERS** 2242 224

* Percentage of votes for the AC

**Others consist of all other parties
who contested in the elections

RULING PARTY
Congress

Chief Minister

K. Siddaramaiah

State Government
State Chief Electoral Officer

 

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