The area comprises of Bengaluru, known as India’s silicon valley. It is also home to ISRO, Wipro, Infosys, HAL and is also considered the base camp for the Kannada film industry. Off late, Bengaluru has been in the news for its 'snowy' lakes with froth lining on most of them. Politically, the region is a tough fight between Congress and the BJP. Last time, in 2013, Congress won 16 seats and BJP won 12. The region has a total of 5 rural about 31 urban and semi-urban seats. BJP has one stronghold in this region, Padmanabanagar while Congress has four, including Vijayanagar.