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Bangalore Central Lok Sabha seat: Rizwan Arshad of Congress leads

Counting of votes for the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency is about to end. Rizwan Arshad of Congress is leading on the seat and is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rival P. C. Mohan of BJP.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: May 23, 2019 15:58 IST
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Counting of votes for the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency is about to end. Rizwan Arshad of Congress is leading on the seat and is set to register an astounding win over his nearest rival P. C. Mohan of BJP.

The Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency is currently held by PC Mohan of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, PC Mohan beat Rizwan Arshad of Congress by receiving 51.80 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.

The Lok Sabha constituency went to polls in the second phase of the election -- on April 18 and recorded a voter turnout of 49.75 per cent.

At the time of the previous Lok Sabha election in 2014, Bangalore Central had 1,931,663 registered electors -- 1,010,586 of them male and 921,077 female. The constituency had seen a 55.63 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. 

The seven phases of the Lok Sabha polls 2019 covered a total of 543 constituencies. Voting in the first phase was conducted on April 11. 

Simultaneous elections were held to the assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha -- the results for which will also be out today.

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