Kolar Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 28
Total Electors: 14,92,975 (2014 estimates)
Male Electors: 7,55,450
Female Electors: 7,37,525
Assembly Constituencies: Sildaghata, Chintamani, Srinivaspura, Mulbagal (SC), Kolar Gold Fields (SC), Bangarapet (SC), Kolar, Malur
Reserved:Yes. For Scheduled Castes
Delimited:Yes. In 2008
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Kolar Lok Sabha seat is a Congress stronghold. Former Union Minister KH Muniyappa has been winning this seat continuously since 1991.
Demography: Known as for its gold mines, Kolar is part of the Vokkaliga belt, where the caste plays an important role during the elections. The constituency lies on the border with Andhra Pradesh, which explains the sizeable population of Telugu speakers in the district. According to some estimates, 30 percent of the population in the district speak Telugu.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 20:54:35 IST