Sumalata, actor and wife of late Kannada actor and former Union Minister MH Ambareesh, will be contesting from Mandya Lok Sabha constitency as an independent candidate. She will be contesting against actor Nikhil Gowda from JDS in what promises to be a high profile battle. Nikhil is the son of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy. She has been officially supported by BJP and unofficially by disgruntled Congress leaders for letting the seat go to JD(S).
|Total Assets||Rs.23,41,54,139 (Rs 23.52 crore)|
|Party||Votes Polled||Votes %||CANDIDATE NAME|
|3404||0.25%||Divakar. C.P. Gowda|
|3260||0.24%||Lingegowda S H|
|2762||0.20%||Satheesh Kumar .T.N|
|1442||0.10%||Santhosh Mandya Gowda.|