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Karnataka municipal election result 2018 LIVE updates: BJP wins 17 out of 35 seats in Chitradurga; Congress leads overall

Karnataka municipal election result 2018 LIVE updates: BJP wins 17 out of 35 seats in Chitradurga; Congress leads overall: You all should know that Karnataka Municipal Election Result 2018 is taking place and if you are looking for the live updates then you are on a very right page. You all can say that Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy is expected to arrive at Vidhana Soudha at 4 pm. Also, you all should know that the Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao will also address a press conference at the same time. You can expect that the congress leaders will talk about the accident as you all may know that the people were injured after acid was thrown at supporters.

Karnataka Municipal Election Results 2018 Live Updates

Also, you all should keep that in mind that congress was ahead of BJP since morning and their winning was very good but they aren’t behind with big leads. The BJP had won 762 seats at the same time. The JD(S) reportedly won 300 seats till 11.45 am. Also, you all should know that Congress is leading with 967 seats with the BJP close behind at 917 seats. Meanwhile, JD(S) stands far behind at third place with a mere 373 seats.

15:55 (IST)03 SEP 2018

The BJP had ended up as the single largest party in the assembly polls but had failed to muster numbers to form the government, which paved the way for the Congress and JD(S) to stitch an alliance and take over the reins of administration.

15:44 (IST)03 SEP 2018

These elections were considered a popular test of the Congress-JD(S)coalition government which was formed post-May assembly polls which had yielded a hung verdict and also was an indicative of the voters’ mood before the Lok Sabha elections.

15:35 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Both the Congress and the JD(S) contested the polls separately despite being partners in the state government, but they have already declared that they would tie up post-election in urban bodies.

15:31 (IST)03 SEP 2018

In Pics: 8 people hurt in acid attack in Tumkur

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15:21 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Number of contestants

In all, 8,340 candidates, including 2,306 from the Congress, 2,203 from the BJP and 1,397 from the JD(S) are in the fray for the ULBs, while 814 contested from the city corporations, including 135 from Congress, 130 from BJP and 129 from JD(S).

14:49 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Acid attack on Congress victory procession in Tumkur, 8 hurt

Meanwhile, in Tumkur, eight people have been injured in an acid attack on a victory procession of Congress candidate Inayatullah Khan, ANI reported. More details awaited.

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14:29 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Final results of City Corporations declared

Counting for the City Corporations has ended. While the BJP has bagged 54 seats, Congress has won 36 seats.

14:04 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Results as on 2:00 PM

Congress- 982,  BJP- 929,  JDS-375, Independents-329

13:35 (IST)03 SEP 2018

It is a neck-and-neck fight, elections are based on minor issues, says Mallikajun Kharge

Congress is not lagging behind. Neck-to-neck fight is there & if you combine secular votes, they are the most. These elections are based on minor issues & local candidates & these results don’t hold much significance: Mallikarjun Kharge on Karnataka urban local body polls results pic.twitter.com/5wXys8efmm— ANI (@ANI) September 3, 2018

13:14 (IST)03 SEP 2018

BJP wins Chitradurga district

12:58 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Town Panchayat results: Close contest between Congress and BJP

Summary of Town Panchayat results so far Total seats- 400Results declared on- 355INC-138BJP- 130Independents-57JD(S)-29

12:49 (IST)03 SEP 2018

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.

12:32 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Congress wins Raichur District

12:16 (IST)03 SEP 2018

Congress breaches 900 mark
Source: Karnataka state election commission

Also, the reports are coming that the BJP is leading in 20 wards in Shivamogga. It also happens to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa’s home ground, who had earlier declared that the saffron party would win at least 50-60 percent of the seats. However, it is leading in 35 percent of the seats so far.

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

In the end, you all should The voting was held in 2,529 wards spread over 29 city municipalities, 53 town municipalities and 23 town Panchayats and in 135 wards of the three city corporations. You all should know that Karnataka Municipal Election Result 2018 was very important and they wanted to make sure that everything goes right.