Coastal Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE updates: BJP candidate V Sunil Kumar wins Karkal

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New Delhi | Updated: May 15, 2018 5:07:48 PM

Coastal Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE updates: The Coastal Karnataka region comprises of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi Kannada, and Uttara Kannada regions of the state. The region is a mix of different religions and cultures.

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Coastal Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE updates: The counting for assembly seats of Coastal Karnataka region started today at 8am amid tight security. The region comprises of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi Kannada, and Uttara Kannada regions of the state. The region is a mix of different religions and cultures. There are 21 assembly seats in the Coastal Karnataka region. The politicians used this opportunity to reap the benefits during the election season. The Bharatiya Janata Party had made a significant progress in the region with the help of RSS and other right-wing groups. During the election campaigns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a number of rallies to regain control of the region from Congress. During British-India, the region was a part of the Mysore kingdom.

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2:07 pm: BJP’s Sanjeeva Matandoor wins in Puttur assembly seat. Sanjeeva defeated Congress candidate Shakunthala T Shetty.

1:50 pm: In Belthangady constituency, BJP nominee Harish Poonja defeated Congress candidate K Vasantha Bangera by around 10,000 votes. There are 21 assembly seats in the Coastal Karnataka region.

1:28 pm: BJP candidate V Sunil Kumar wins Karkal. According to the Election Commission data, the BJP has won 17 seats so far and is ahead on 89 seats.

1 pm: According to the Election Commission data, BM Sukumar Shetty of BJP is leading in Byndoor constituency by over 23,000 votes.

12:40 pm: Halady Srinivas Shetty of BJP wins Kundapura assembly seat by defeating nearest rival Congress’ Rakesh Malli.

12:20 pm: In Udupi, BJP’s K Raghupathi Bhat is still ahead of rival Congress and JD(S) nominees. The was bagged by Congress in 2013.

11:58 am: BJP nominee from Karwar constituency is Roopali Santosh Naik leading. The Congress has fielded Satish Krishna Sail from here. Anand Vasant Asnotikar is JD(S) candidate.

11:38 am: The BJP ahead on 17 seats, Congress on 3 and JD(S) on 1.

11:20 am: In Mangaluru North constituency, BJP candidate Bharath Shetty is leading by 28,949 votes after 14 rounds. In Haliyal constituency, Congress candidate RV Deshpande defeated BJP’s Sunil Hegade. He is a minister in the outgoing government.

11 am: BJP leader Sunil Biliya Naik is leading in Bhatkal constituency. The trends show that BJP is leading in 18 seats, Congress in 2 and JD(S) in 1.

10:45 am: The BJP now is leading in 17 seats, and the Congress and JD(S) in 2 seats each in Coastal Karnataka region. The overall trends show that the BJP has crossed the magic figure of 111 and currently it is ahead on 117 seats. The Congress is leading in just 59 seats and the JD(S) in 44 seats.

10:33 am: In Coastal Karnataka region, the BJP is leading in 13 seats, Congress in 4 and JD(S) in 1

10:16 am: Congress’ UT Abdul Khader declared winner in Mangalore constituency. The seat falls in the general category.

10 am: BJP’s Dr Bharath Shetty Y is leading in Mangalore City North seat. The seat falls in the general category. The trends show that the BJP leading in 13 seats, Congress in 7 and JD(S) in 1.

9:45 am: BJP leading in 13 seats, Congress in 5 and JD(S) in 3

9:15 am: BJP’s K Rahupathi is leading from Udupi constituency. He is pitted against Pramod Madhwaraj of Congress and Birthi Gangadhar Bhandary of JD(S). Udupi assembly seat falls in the general category. The assembly constituency is a part of the Udupi Chikmagalur Lok Sabh seat.

8:35 am: Trends show BJP leading in 15 seats and Congress in 5 seats. The JD(S) is yet to open its account in the region.

8:28 am: BJP leads in 10 seats, Congress in 4

Haliyal constituency election result 2018

11:30 am: Congress candidate RV Deshpande wins Haliyal, according to News9. He was pitted against Sunil Hegade of BJP and KR Ramesh of JD(S). Haliyal cassembly seat falls in Uttara Kannada district.

Karwar constituency election result 2018

# According the EC, Naik defeated Vasant by 14,064 votes.

11:58 am: Roopali Santosh Naik of BJP leading in Karwar constituency. He is pitted against Anand Vasant Asnotikar of JD(S) and Satish Krishna Sail of Congress. The Congress had bagged the seat in 2013 and 2008.

Kumta constituency election result 2018

1:39 pm: In Kumta, Dinakar Keshav Shetty of the BJP defeated Congress candidate Sharada Mohan Shetty by over 10,000 votes. The seat was held by the Congress in 2013 and by the JD(S) in 2008. Kumta is a part of Uttar Kannad district.

Bhatkal constituency election result 2018

# Naik won by a margin of 5,930 votes against Congress’ Manklal Vaidya.

11 am: Sunil Biliya Naik of BJP leading in Bhatkal. Naik was pitted against Congress’ Manklal Vaidya. The seat falls in general category. It is a part of Uttara Kannada district. In 2013 and 2008 polls, Congress had won from here.

Sirsi constituency election result 2018

#BJP’s Vishweshwar Hegde wins by a margin of 17,461 votes.

1:46 pm: In Sirsi, according to EC data, BJP’s Kageri Vishweshwar Hegde is leading by over 17,000 votes against Congress’ Bhimanna Naik. The seat was bagged by BJP in 2013 and 2008 polls. The seat falls in the general category and is a part of Uttar Kannad district.

Yellapur constituency election result 2018

# Arabail Hebbar Shivaram of Congress defeated BJP’s Andalagi Veerabhadragouda Shivanagouda Patil by 1,483 votes.

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Byndoor constituency election result 2018

# BJP’s Shetty defeated incumbent Congress nominee Poojary by a margin of 24,393.

1 pm: BM Sukumar Shetty of BJP is ahead of Congress candidate K. Gopala Poojary by over 23,000 votes. The seat was bagged by Poojary in 2013 polls.

Kundapura constituency election result 2018

# BJP candidate Halady Srinivas Shetty wins Kundapura assembly seat. Shetty defeated his Congress’ Rakesh Malli by aroud 28,500 votes. In 2013, the seat was bagged by the Congress. The BJP had won in 2008 from here.

Udupi constituency election result 2018

# Bhat wins by a margin of 12,044 votes.

12:23 pm: Bhat is still ahead of rival Congress and JD(S) candidates. The result is expected to be announced very soon. While in 2013, the Congress bagged  Udupi seat, the BJP had in 2008 won from here.

9 am: K Raghupathi Bhat of BJP leads. Pramod Madhwaraj of Congress and Birthi Gangadhar Bhandary of JD(S) are also contesting from here.

Kapu constituency election result 2018

# BJP’s Lalaji R Mendon wins by 11,917 votes.

1:16 pm: In Kapu, Lalaji R Mendon of BJP is ahead of Congress’ Vinay Kumar Sorake by over 11,000 votes.

Karkal constituency election result 2018

1:29 pm: BJP candidate V Sunil Kumar defeated Gopala Bhandary of Congress by 42,566 votes. Karkal (General) falls in the Udupi district and is a part of Udupi Chikmagalur Lok Sabha constituency.

Belthangady constituency election result 2018

1:50 pm: Harish Poonja of the Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Congress candidate K Vasantha Bangera by around 10,000 votes. The seat was bahhed by the Congress in 2013 and 2008. Bethangady assembly seats is part of Dakshina Kannad district.

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Moodabidri constituency election result 2018

# BJP candidate Umanatha A Kotian defeats incumbent Congress candidate K Abhayachandra by 29,799 votes.

Mangalore City North constituency election result 2018

# According to the EC, Bharath defeated nearest Congress rival Bava by 26,648 votes.

10:05 am: Dr Bharath Shetty Y of BJP leads in Mangalore City North constituency. The seat falls in the general category. BA Mohiuddin Bava of Congress party and Muneer Katipalla of CPI(M) are other prominent candidates. In 2013, the Congress had bagged the seat. In 2008, when the BJP under BSY’s leadership had formed the government, had won from here.

Mangalore City South constituency election result 2018

# Vedavyasa Kamathwins by 16,075 votes.

10:12 am: BJP’s D Vedavyasa Kamath leads in Mangalore City South constituency. He is pitted against JR Lobo of Congress and Sunil Kumar Bajal of CPI(M). Rathnakar Suvarna is the JD(S) candidate from the constituency. In 2013, the seat was bagged by the Congress.

Mangalore constituency election result 2018

10:16 am: Congress candidate UT Abdul Khader wins Mangalore constituency. He defeated nearest rival BJP nominee Santosh Rai. The JD(S) had fielded K Ashraf from here. The Congress party had won from here in 2013 and 2008.

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Bantval constituency election result 2018

# In Bantval, BJP’s Rajesh Naik U defeated B Ramanatha Rai of COngress by over 10,000 votes. The constituency is part of Dakshina Kannada district. The seat was won bt Congress in 2013 and 2008.

Puttur constituency election result 2018

2:07 pm: Sanjeeva Matandoor of the BJP defeated Congress’ Shakunthala T Shetty by over 19,000 votes. The Puttur assembly seat is a part of Dakshina Kannada district. The Congress part had won from here in 2013 polls.

Sullia constituency election result 2018

# BJP’s incumbent candidate Angara S defeated Congress’ DR B Raghu by a margin of 26,068 votes.

Madikeri constituency election result 2018

2:12 pm: BJP candidate Appachu Ranjan MP defeated BA Jivijaya of Janata Dal (Secular) by a margin of 16,015 votes. Appachu had won the seat in 2013 polls.

Virajpet constituency election result 2018

# Incumbent BJP candidate KG Bopaiah defeated Arun Machaiah CS of Congress party by 13,353 votes.

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