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Karnataka Municipal Elections 2018 Live: Congress Wins 51 Out of 105 Urban Local Bodies, BJP Second With 31, JD(S) – 13

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Karnataka Urban Local Bodies Result: Check Ward Wise and Seat Wise result

Congress to form alliance with JD(S) in Mysuru, Tumkur

At the press conference, Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao said that the party will join hands with JD(S) in civic bodies where there is no clear majority, like Mysore and Tumkur

HD Kumaraswamy says voters have shown support for coalition govt

After the BJP came second in the ULB polls, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy told reporters that “normally” city voters used to vote for BJP. “But with the outcome of this result, even the city voters have shown full support for the coalition government led by Congress and JDS,” he said.

Congress condemns the attack on party workers 

In a tweet, the Congress said, “We strongly condemn the attack on Congress Party workers during the local body polls in Karnataka. Any violence in the poll process is an attack on democracy and civil society.”

Urban voters have reinforced faith in Congress, says Dinesh Gundu Rao

Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao took to Twitter to hail the party’s performance. In a tweet, he said that Congress will be “the number one party as the urban voters of Karnataka have reinforced their faith in us”. He congratulated the party workers on the victory.

Acid thrown at Congress supporters in Tumkur; over 25 injured

At a Congress rally in Tumkur, where Inayatullah Khan defeated JD(S) candidate Ramakrishna, 30 people are estimated to be injured after an attacker threw acid at party supporters. The injured are at Kothithopu primary health centre.

Congress wins 982 seats so far

Out of the total of 2,664 wards, the Congress has won 982 seats, BJP 927, JD(S) 375, BSP 13 and others have won 363 seats.

Congress wins Ballari constituency with 20 seats.

The BJP only managed to win eight seats in Kuditini and Kottur respectively.  A total of three independents also won from Kottur.

Congress wins Gadag District

In a close contest, the Congress party managed to secure win in 57 seats, closely followed by the BJP at 54. The JD(s) won 2 seats, while the Independents won 10 seats across the district.

BJP wins at the Dakshin Kannada district.

BJP- 42, Congress 30,  JD(S) 4, Independents 2, Others 11

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a clear edge among the city electorate, as it outperformed the Congress in both City Corporations and City Municipalities. The Congress, however, took a definite lead in town municipalities and a slim surge in town panchayats.

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said it is not lagging behind. “Neck-to-neck fight is there and if you combine secular votes, they are the most. These elections are based on minor issues and local candidates. These results don’t hold much significance,” he said.

Results hung in Koppal, Haveri, Sankeshwar, Ullala, and Kollegal 

In Koppal CMC, out of the 31 total seats, 15 landed with Congress while BJP managed 10 and 2 went to JD(S). 4 seats were also won by independent candidates. Congress won 15 seats in Koppal CMC out of a total of 30 seats, while BJP and others managed nine and seven seats respectively.

The Congress and and BJP have drawn in Sankeshwar TMC with 11 seats while the 12th seat won by Independent Ajith Karajagi, who now the kingmaker to decide the fate of the urban local body.

Out of the eight seats in Kollegal TMC, Congress and BSP have won two, while the BJP has won one. The Independents have won three seats.

JD(S) and Congress will join hands wherever results are hung, says HD Deve Gowda

Meanwhile, JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda has said that Congress and JD(S) will have a tie-up wherever the results are hung. However, he added that it was not an indication of what is likely to happen in Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Results of 2,598 out of the 2,709 total wards have been declared. The Congress has so far emerged as the single-largest party, with victory on 955 seats, followed by the BJP which has registered wins in 907 wards. The JD(S), a distant third in the race, has bagged 366 seats. 13 candidates of the Bahujan Samaj Party have also emerged victorious, apart from 324 Independents.

BJP has won the municipal elections in Shivamogga. It also happens to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa’s homeground, who had earlier declared that the saffron party would win at least 50-60 percent of the seats.

Results of 99 out of the 105 urban local bodies have been declared by the State Election Commission. While the Congress is the single-largest party in 51 of the ULBs, the BJP is second with victories in 31. The JD(S), meanwhile, has emerged as a distant third with the party emerging the largest in only 13 civic bodies. The results of 6 ULBs are still awaited.

CHIKKODI: Final results of urban local bodies polls in the constituency

Hukkeri Municipality
The Congress has won 12 seats, followed by the BJP at eight seats while the Independents bagged three.

Sankeshwar Municipality
The Congress and and BJP have drawn with 11 seats with the 12th seat won by Independent Ajith Karajagi, who now the kingmaker to decide the fate of the urban local body

Raibag CMC
The Congress has taken home 12 seats while the BJP managed just seven.

Kudachi TMC
The Congress won in 13 wards while the BJP could grab 10 seats.

Nippani CMC
The BJP won 13 seats with the Congress tagging behind at 12 seats. The Independents won six seats in all. There is no clear majority for any party here.

Chikkodi TMC
BJP won three seats more (13) than the Congress (10).

Sadalaga TMC
The BJP and Congress each won 10 seats while the JD(S) took home two, and an independent candidate won one. There is no clear majority here as well.

NIPPANI: Independent candidates win all 31 wards 

All the 31 wards in Nippani municipality have been won by independent candidates. It is the hometown of BJP MLA Shashikala Jolle.

Won Shivamogga municipal corporation on basis of ‘Hindutva’, says BJP leader KS Eshwarappa

Senior BJP leader KS Eshwarappa said that the party won the Shivamogga corporation elections due to the efforts of party cadres and on the basis of ‘Hindutva’, reported News18. The results of the civic polls, which took place on 31 August, are expected later in the day or early Tuesday, a poll official said.

Results declared in 1,412 seats out of 2,664 seats so far

Results have been declared on 1,412 seats out of total 2,664 seats in 102 urban local bodies where polls took place on 31 August. So far, the Congress has won 560 seats, BJP 499 seats, JD(S) 178 seats, and independent candidates 150 seats.

MYSURU: Congress wins 8 seats from Kollegal TMC

Out of the eight seats in Kollegal TMC, Congress and BSP have won two, while the BJP has won one. The Independents have won three seats.

The JD(S) is leading on Tumkur Municipal Corporation

The Mysuru, Shimoga and Tumkur Mahanagara Palike or Municipal Corporation Election Results 2018 in Karnataka Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) will be declared today on September 3. The counting of the votes has begun and the early trends in the three municipal corporations or mahanagara palike are expected to be out by 10 AM. Stay with us to catch love news updates on Mysuru, Shivamogga and Tumakuru Mahanagara Palike or municipal corporation election results 2018.

The main contenders in the Mysuru, Shivamogga and Tumakuru Mahanagara Palike in Karnataka Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls are the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S). While the Congress has contested 135 candidates in the three city corporations, BJP had 130 and 129 from JD-S.