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India Congress Adds To Karnataka Tally, Wins Bengaluru's Jayanagar Seat

10:31  13 june  2018
10:31  13 june  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

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The Congress , which won from the RR Nagar Assembly segment on May 31, hopes to wrest the Jayanagar seat from the BJP and take its Karnataka Assembly tally to 79. People waiting outside a polling booth in Bengaluru | Photo: Twitter@ANI.

- The voting for Jayanagar constituency in Karnatakas Bengaluru city is underway.The election was -English--India. Ramalinga Reddy.The party added that it would campaign for the Congress as well.Counting of votes for the 222 of the 224 assembly seats in Karnataka took place on May 15.The

Bengaluru: The Congress has won the election in Bengaluru's Jayanagar constituency in Karnataka, where assembly polls were held on June 11. The Congress defeated the BJP by nearly 4,000 votes. The Congress got 54,045 votes with a 46 per cent vote share, while the BJP got 50,270 votes with a 33.2 per cent vote share.

  Congress Adds To Karnataka Tally, Wins Bengaluru's Jayanagar Seat

The Assembly elections were held across Karnataka on May 12, but polling in Jayanagar in south Bengaluru was deferred because of the death of BJP candidate BN Vijayakumar.

Around 55 per cent polling was recorded in the constituency on June 11.

The BJP has fielded Mr Vijayakumar's brother BN Prahlad and the Congress candidate is senior leader and former minister Ramalinga Reddy's daughter Sowmya Reddy. The Janata Dal Secular of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy pulled out its candidate and formally backed its coalition partner Congress.

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Two days after the ministerial portfolios of the Congress -JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka were announced, polling was held in Bengaluru ’ s Jayanagar assembly constituency across 216 booths The CM had also won from Channapatna and had decided to vacate the seat at the JD(S) stronghold.

The voting for Jayanagar constituency in Karnataka ' s Bengaluru city is underway.The election was countermanded after the death of largest party with 104 seats , while the Congress had managed to win 78 seats and the JD( S ) 37 seats .However, after days of high-political drama in the state, the

  Congress Adds To Karnataka Tally, Wins Bengaluru's Jayanagar Seat

This is the first election that the Janata Dal Secular and Congress have fought on the same side since they formed an alliance to take power following a fractured verdict.

The two had fielded candidates against each other, despite being coalition partners, in the recent election to the Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly seat in the city.

The Congress candidate, Munirathna, won the seat, leaving the JD(S) a distant third behind the BJP.

Mr Kumaraswamy was sworn in on May 24. The BJP, which emerged the single largest party, failed to raise the numbers needed to form government and its leader BS Yeddyurappa resigned after three days as chief minister.

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