Bidar South Assembly Constituency is located on the Northern tip of Karnataka. It is
surrounded by Bidar Taluk on the North, the districts of Nizamabad and Medak of
Andhra Pradesh on the East, the districts of Nanded and Osmanabad of Maharashtra
on the west the district of Gulbarga of Karnataka on the South. It covers the
geographical area of 5448 sq.kms.
Thus, Bidar South Assembly Constituency is just adjacent to the border of Andhra
Pradesh and Maharashtra. Bidar South Assembly Constituency comprises of
portions of Bidar Taluk and Humanabad Taluk of Bidar District. There are 6 Revenue
Circles viz., Kamthana, Chitta, Bagdal and Manhalli that comes under the Bidar
Taluk and the remaining two (2) Revenue Circles, viz., Bemalkheda and Nirna comes
under the Humnabad Taluk. There are 124 village settlements out of which 89 are
Revenue villages, 26 settlements are Thandas (Some have Revenue status) and 3 are
Wadi’s viz., Andurwadi of Kamthana Revenue Circle, Chittawadi of Chitta Revenue
circle (Old extension of villages) and Nirnawadi of Nirna Village and six village
extensions. The total population of Bidar South Assembly Constituency is 2,58,554
with a total 48032 house holds. As per the gram panchayat records there are 50,207
house holds and 2,88,854 population in the constituency as on March 2014.
Around, 87.97% and 81.83% of the population in Bidar Taluk and Humnabad Taluk of
the Bidar (S) Assembly Constituency live below poverty line, respectively. Overall,
84.40 % of the population in Bidar (S) Assembly Constituency lives below poverty
Around, 41% and 44.92% of the population in Bidar Taluk and Humnabad Taluk of the
Bidar (S) Assembly Constituency are Schedule caste and Schedule Tribes,
respectively. Overall, 42.96 % of the population in Bidar (S) Assembly Constituency is
Schedule caste and Schedule Tribes. The Bemalkheda Zilla Panchayath in the
constituency has the highest 50.31% of Schedule caste and Schedule Tribes.
The Bidar South Assembly Constituency is comprised of 35 Gram Panchayaths of
which 24 comes within the four (4) Revenue Circles of Bidar Taluk and 10 Gram
Panchayats comes within the two (2) Revenue Circles of Humanabad Taluk. There
are 124 village settlements out of which 89 are Revenue Villages, 26 Thandas and 9
Wadi’s/ village extensions/ resettlement colonies/ small hamlets. Small hamlets
like Khajanagar, SM Krishna Nagar (Samshedpur), Vitthalpur and Lalbagh also are
part of the Constituency.
There are Karanja rehabilitation habitats / colonies in
Ranjol Kheny, Sangolgi, Hejjargi, Nelwad, Hezzargi and Kamalpur which was
developed for the inhabitants of Sub-merged areas of Hochakanally, Rekulgi,
Bambalgi, Niduwancha, Mannekanalli, Bapur, Bhairnelli, Aurad(s), Sirsi (A) and
Baugi villages for the Karanja Major Irrigation Project.
THE STATUS OF THE CONSTITUENCY – 2013 BEFORE MR. ASHOK KHENY BECAME THE MLA
In order to achieve 100% Roads for village to village connectivity, Village to ODR/
MDR/ SH /NH Connectivity in Bidar South Assembly Constituency, it is necessary to
build a further 658.51km of flexible pavements With regards to the internal roads of
the village settlements, the total length of the internal roads of all the villages in the
constituency is approximately 440.20 kms, out of which only 190.79 Kms (43.4%) is
cement concrete roads. The total extent of village internal roads that need to be
further constructed is around 213.73 Kms (48.55%). The total existing drain length is
only 91.43 kms (20.56%) and there is a need to construct a further 350.05 Kms
The per capita water supply in the constituency is around 25 LPCD, which is below
the average 70 LPCD. Only 11 villages (9.5% of the Constituency) are benefitted with
more than 70 LPCD. With regards to the Drinking Water supply through piped
connection to individual houses in the Constituency, 60% to 80% coverage is
achieved in only in 5 Villages (4.8% of the Constituency). Paradoxically, there is no
individual house connection given in the Thandas of my Constituency.
There are 27 Minor Irrigation Tanks which is also supplying water supply to certain
villages. The total atchkat area is 3153 Hac with a water spread area of 399 Hac.
These tanks need to be Augmented, de-silted and rejuvenated.
There are around 190 industries in Kohlar Industrial estate out of which 20 are major
industries, 64 medium industries and the remaining are small & Medium
enterprises. However many of the industries are closed down due to Bankruptcy.
There are only 4.11% of the households have individual toilet facility in the entire
constituency. The concept of community Latrines have completely failed.
There are 20% to 25% of very dilapidated houses in the entire constituency (48032
Households). The katch housing is around 40-45% and demand for Government
Housing is too high and irregularities in its disposal through Gram Sabha have failed
due to favoritism, corruption and other reasons
Almost 38,783 kgs of Solid waste and 7757 cum of sullage are generated per day in
the constituency. There is no proper disposal of Solid waste though they are
predominantly bio-degradable. To collect the garbage there is a need for atleast 372
Garbage Collectors, 499 trolleys, 68 Auto tippers and six Garbage Collector minilorry
for the Constituency.
Kamthana Sub-Division which covers almost 70 to 75 % of the Bidar South Assembly
constituency. Manna-EKhelli O & M sub division of GESCOM is spread over span of 28
plus villages. Though all the villages in Bidar South Assembly constituency are
electrified, the power supply situation is not encouraging due to severe power cuts.
The Niranthara jyothi project taking its own time. There is need for “Transformer
Bank”, as many transformers keep failing due to over load.
Many street lights don’t function. There is a need for 776 more street lights to light up
all the villages, There are more than 398 hazardous electrical poles in a dilapidated
This project went through the most of four decades. Though official records in the
Water Resources Department claim that irrigation potential for 22,113 hectares out
of the total 29,227 hectares had been created, not even 50 per cent of the envisaged
area under irrigation gets water.
The land losers in this project are rehabilitated in settlements that were built was
supposed to accommodate atleast 30,000 people, but only 9700 people were
benefitted through 1873 buildings, and they too don’t have proper basic
infrastructure facilities and the rehabilitated settlements looks more like Refugee
There are 350 Schools in which there are 242 Government schools (27 are High
Schools and 215 are Primary & Higher Primary Schools) in the entire constituency
catering 34,915 children (1-7 standards) and 7648 Children (8th to 10th). There are
312 Anganawadi centers in which 92 are in Rented premise. School buildings and
Anganawadis are in Dilapidated condition and has to be refurbished with good
Buildings, adequate Toilets and Drinking water facility.
There are Eight (8) Primary health Centers and One Community Health Center at
Manhalli and 45 Sub-centers (which has Male/ Female Auxiliary Nurse Mid-Wifery
(ANM)/ Junior Health Assistants) for villages within 5000 population, in the entire
Bidar South Assembly Constituency. Many Primary health centers are in dilapidated
condition with poor basic infrastructure. There is lack of Medical Officers in the
More than 80% of the Bidar South Assembly constituency populations are farmers,
especially, small and marginal farmers. There are six Ryot Sampark Kendra’s (RSK)
in the Bidar South Assembly Constituency, one each in every Hobli and 13
Prathamika Krishi Patthina Sahakara Sangha Niyamitha (PKPS) in the entire
constituency. There are no Agricultural Processing plants and cold storage in the
There are 310 Temples and Mutts, 98 Masjids, 97 Churches, 7 Buddhist Viharas and
one Jain Swethambara in the Constituency.
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