Central Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE updates: Senior BJP leader KS Eshwarappa wins Shimoga, party leads on 24 seats

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New Delhi | Updated: May 15, 2018 6:47:53 PM

Central Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE updates: In Central Karnataka, there are 49 seats. 'Veerashaivas' is the largest the community of the region. Other communities include- backward castes, Muslims and Dalits.

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Central Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE updates: The counting for 49 seats in this region began at 8 am amid tight security. The elections to 49 seats were held on May 12, 2018. ‘Veerashaivas’ is the largest the community of the region. Other communities include- backward castes, Muslims and Dalits. The Siddaramaiah government was much vocal about providing minority status to Lingayat communities, which angered large sections of Veerashaivaites. Veerashaivas community do not want a division between the Lingayats and Veerashaivas. So, the action of Siddaramaiah government is likely to affect the party’s vote bank in the region. The JD(S) has a majority of vote share of Veerashaivas across the state. While BJP also did its best to woo the Veerashaiva community.

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12:59 pm: Raje Gowda of Congress defeated BJP’s Jeevaraja to win in Sringeri Chikmagalur district. The seat was bagged by BJP had in 2013 and 2008 polls.

12:52 pm: BJP’s M Chandrappa wins Holalkere (SC) constituency. Chanrappa defeated Congress’ H Anjaneya by over 14,000 votes.

12:44 pm: BJP candidate from Shimoga constituency, KS Eshwarappa wins. The senior BJP leader is currently the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council. In 2013 polls, Congress’ KB Prasannakumar had won from here. Eshwarappa had secured third place. In 2008, Eshwarappa had emerged victorious from the seat.

12:30 pm: BJP’s Ashok Naik defeated incumbent JD(S) nominee Sharada Puryanaik in Shimoga Rural. The saffron party is ahead on 24 seats in the Central Karnataka region.

12:05 pm: Somashekhar Reddy is leading in Bellary City constituency. Trends show that in the Central Karnataka region, the BJP is ahead on 25 seats and Congress on 10.

11:45 am: BJP leads on 24 seats, Congress 10 – and JD(S) – 1

11 am: The BJP has now taken lead on 26 seats. The Congress is ahead on just 8 seats in the Central Karnataka and JD(S) on 1. The overall trends show that BJP is ahead on 121 seats.

10:42 am: Trends show Somashekhar Reddy of BJP is leading in Bellary City. In Central Karnataka, the BJP is ahead on 25 seats, Congress – 9 and JD(S) – 1

10:24 am: BJP candidate Araga Jnanendra wins Tirthahalli constituency. The seat was bagged by Congress in 2013 and 2008. Trends show that the BJP leading in 18 seats, Congress in 5 and JD(S) in 11 in Central Karnataka region.

9:53 am: BJP leads on 22 seats, Congress – 10 and JD(S) – 3

9:37 am: BJP leads on 19 seats, Congress – 12 and JD(S) – 2

9:20 am: BJP leads on 16 seats, Congress – 17 and JD(S) – 2

8:44 am: BJP leads on 10 seats, Congress – 10 and JD(S) – 2

8:30 am: Trends show BJP leading in  7 seats, Congress in 12 and JD(S) in 2. Both Reddy brothers are ahead in their respective seats — Karunakar Reddy from Harapanahalli and Somashekhar Reddy from Bellary City

8:20 am: Early trends show BJP leads on 7 seats, Congress – 6

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2:20 pm: PT Parameshwara Naik of Congress retained the seat. Naik defeated nearest rival independent candidate Odo Gangappa. The seat is reserved for SC. It is a part of the Bellary district.

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2:26 pm: JN Ganesh of Congress leads. The BJP had fielded TS Suresh Babu from here. Suresh Babu had contested on a Badavara Shramikara Raitara Congress Party ticket in 2013 and won from here.

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# MS Somalingappa of the BJP defeats M Murali Krishna of Congress by around 9,000 votes. BM Nagaraja had won from here on a Congress ticket in 2013.

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# B Nagendra of the Congress leads.

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12:06 pm: Somashekhar Reddy leads. The Congress has fielded Anil H Lad against Reddy. The seat was bagged by Reddy in 2008 but in 2013, he opted to remain out of the electoral race. The seat was bagged by Anil Lad in previous election. He had defeated BJP’s Guttiganuru Virupaksha Gouda.

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12:44 pm: Sreeramulu wins by a margin of over 25,000 votes.

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12:50 pm: BJP candidate M Chandrappa defeated Congress rival H Anjaneya by over 14,000 votes to win in Holalkere (SC) constituency. JD(S) nominee Srinivasa Gaddige managed to get around 1,500 votes. The seat is a part of Chitradurga district.

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8:27 am: Karunakar Reddy leading from Harapanahalli seat

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12:32 pm: BJP candidate Ashok Naik wins in Shimoga Rural. He defeated incumbent JD(S) nominee Sharada Puryanaik from here. The Congress had fielded Dr. Sreenivas Kariyanna. The seat was bagged by BJP in 2008.

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12:40 pm: Senior BJP leader KS Eshwarappa wins from Shimoga constituency. He was pitted against KB Prasanna Kumar of Congress and HN Niranjan of the JD(S). Eshwarappa is currently the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council.

9 am: BJP leader KS Eshwarappa is leading from here. He is pitted against Congress’ KB Prasanna Kumar and HN Niranjan of the JD(S).

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10:25 am: BJP candidate Araga Jnanendra wins. He was pitted against Kimmane Rathnakar of Congress and RM Manjunatha Gowda of JD(S). The seat was bagged by Congress in 2013 and 2008.

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9:46 am: H Halappa Harathalu is now leading in Sagar constituency. He is contesting on a BJP ticket. Sagar assembly seat falls in general category. It is a part of Shimoga district.

9:10 am: Kagodu Thimmappa of Congress is leading in Sagar constituency. While JD(S) has fielded MB Girishgowda, the BJP has give ticket to H Halappa Harathalu.

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12:58 pm: Congress candidate Raje Gowda defeated BJP’s Jeevaraja by over 1,000 votes to win from here. The BJP had in 2013 and 2008 won from here.

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