The election 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, let’s look at the history of the Belgaum(now Belagavi) Parliamentary constituency.
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 in 1998, 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019
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) – 4 times
MPs of Belgaum now Belagavi:
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)
2014 – ANGADI SURESH CHANABASAPPA (BJP)
2019 – ANGADI SURESH CHANABASAPPA (BJP)
2021- Bye Elections –
All info sourced from www.eci.gov.in