Congress wins Jayanagar assembly seat in Karnataka

Vote count underway for Bengaluru's Jayanagar Assembly seat

Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy has won the Jayanagar assembly elections by defeating B N Prahlad of the BJP. The Congress got 54,457 votes, while the BJP got 51,568 votes.


Sowmya Reddy leads by 12,781 votes

At the end of the 11th round of counting, Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy leads by 12,781 in the Jayanagar Assembly election. The former Home Minister’s daughter got 43,476 votes, while her BJP rival BN Prahlad got 30,695 votes.


Sowmya Reddy leading with 15,000 votes | Counting of votes for the Jayanagar assembly constituency in Karnataka is underway. Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy is leading BJP’s BN Prahlad by 15,000 votes in Jayanagar assembly constituency after round 9 of counting. The Assembly seat has 312,252 registered voters.


Jayanagar Election Results Counting Update | Congress’s Soumya Reddy is by 10,256 votes after Round 8 against Bharatiya Janata Party’s BN Prahlad in Jayanagar assembly constituency. With the withdrawal of Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) candidate Kalegowda from the fray in support of the Indian National Congress nominee Sowmya Reddy, the battle for the seat is a straight contest between the two national parties.


Bengaluru: Counting of votes was underway on Wednesday for the Jayanagar Assembly constituency here, an election official said.

The counting of votes for the Jayanagar Assembly seat is underway since 8 a.m. at the Sivananda Sarma Memorial Rashtreeya Vidyalaya (SSMRV) College in the constituency, the official said.

Polling was held on Monday after the May 12 Assembly election in the seat was countermanded following the death of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) contestant B.N. Vijaya Kumar on May 4.

About 55 per cent voting was registered in all the 216 polling stations in the constituency located in the city’s upscale southern suburb.

The Assembly seat has 312,252 registered voters.

The BJP nominated Kumar’s younger brother B.N. Prahlad as its candidate.

With the withdrawal of Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) candidate Kalegowda from the fray in support of the Congress nominee Sowmya Reddy, the battle for the seat is a straight contest between the two national parties.

–IANS

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