The elections date has been announced for the Loksabha elections. The atmosphere will get heated with debates and we the voters and this blog will get you every part of this.
To begin with this let’s look at the history of Belgaum Parliamentary constituency.
In the 13 General elections that have happened
Congress (INC) has won 10 times in 1957, 1962, 1967, 1971, 1977, 1980, 1984, 1989, 1991 & 1999.
Janta Dal has won once in 1996.
BJP has won Twice in 1998 & 2004.
The most important point by which Belgaum became famous was the 1996 general elections where there were 463 candidates, the highest ever I believe (I need to confirm this).
SIDNAL SHANMUKHAPPA BASAPPA of the Congress has won 4 times from Belgaum.
KOTRASHETTI APPAYAPPA KARAVEERAPPA of the Congress again has won twice.
ANGADI SURESH CHANABASAPPA (BJP) – Twice
MPs of Belgaum:
1951- Belgaum North – DATAR BALWANTRAO NAGESHRAO (INC)
Belgaum South – Patil Shankargouda Veerangouda
1957- DATAR BALWANTRAO NAGESHRAO (INC)
1962- BALAVANTRAO NAGESHARAO DATAR (INC)
1967- N. M. NABISAB (INC)
1971- KOTRASETTI APPAYA KARAVIRAPPA (INC)
1977- KOTRASHETTI APPAYAPPA KARAVEERAPPA (INC)
1980- SIDNAL SHANMUKHAPPA BASAPPA (INC)
1984- SIDNAL SHANMUKHAPPA BASAPPA (INC)
1989- SIDNAL SHANMUKAPPA BASSAPPA (INC)
1991- SIDNAL SHANMUKHAPPA BASAPPA (INC)
1996- KOUJALAGI SHIVANAND HEMAPPA (JD)
1998- BABAGOUDA RUDRAGOUDA PATIL (BJP)
1999- Amarsinh Vasantarao Patil (INC)
2004- ANGADI SURESH CHANABASAPPA (BJP)
2009 – ANGADI SURESH CHANABASAPPA (BJP)
The pdf file has the complete details of the candidates and the votes they got from 1957 to 2004.
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All info sourced from www.eci.gov.in