Holenarasipur constituency Karnataka election result 2018: JD(S)' HD Revanna has won the Holenarasipur constituency in Hassan district. Revanna has been continuously winning this seat since 2004.
Holenarasipur constituency Karnataka election result 2018: JD(S)’ HD Revanna has won the Holenarasipur constituency in Hassan district. HD Revanna won by 92,713 votes. He defeated Congress’ Manjegowda B.P who got 25573 votes. Revanna has been continuously winning this seat since 2004. In this year’s Karnataka Assembly polls also, he is ready to contest the elections and probably win. He is the current MLA of the constituency and has represented the Holenarasipur four times. Anyone who is contesting on this seat will find tough to defeat the four times MLA of the same constituency. Since JD(S) has been continuously winning this seat, it is being considered as the stronghold of the JD(S). Other candidates contesting from this constituency are Manjegowda BP from INC, M N Raju from BJP, B K Nagaraja from RS and many more.
Who is H D Revanna?
H D Revanna is a former minister and son of former Prime Minister H D Devegowda. Currently, he is a member of the Legislative Assembly in Karnataka, representing Holenarasipur Hassan district constituency. He won the Holenarasipur assembly seat in 1994. Then since 2004, he has been winning this seat. In 2013, he won Holenarasipur constituency with a margin of 30,058 votes and secured 57.14 percent of the total votes polled while in 2008 he won with a margin of 27,606 votes and secured 54.58 percent of the total votes polled. Sixty-year-old Revanna has net assets of worth Rs 297051951 (29 crore).
Holenarasipur constituency Karnataka election result 2018:
12:29 PM: HD Revanna won by 92,713 votes. He defeated Congress’ Manjegowda B.P who got 25573 votes.
12:18 PM: JD(S)’ HD Revanna wins in Holenarasipura constituency.
11:01 AM: As per official EC trends; BJP is now leading on 110 seats while Congress is ahead on 56. JD(S) leads in over 39 seats.
10:25 AM: BJP takes lead on 101 seats, Congress 46 seats, JD(S) leads in 38 seats (Others-03)
10:20 AM: Congress’ UT Abdul Khader declared winner from Mangalore constituency.
10 AM: BJP leading on 85 seats, Congress on 47, JD(S) ahead on 35 seats and others on 2 seats as per official EC trends.
9:38 AM: BJP leading on 73 seats whereas Congress on 40 seats. JD(S) is ahead on 25 seats, Others- 03.
9:02 AM: BJP leading on 22 seats, Congress leading on 13 seats, JDS on 3 and others on 1, as per official EC trends.
8:55 AM: HD Revanna leads by 2,000 votes in Holenarsipura.
8:47 AM: BJP leading on 4 seats, Congress leading on 2 seats as per official EC trends.
8:20 AM: HDRevanna JD(S) leads in Holenarasipura constituency.
7:58 AM: Counting for postal ballots began 10 minutes ahead of time at 38 counting centres.
About Holenarasipur constituency
Holenarasipur is a Vidhan Sabha constituency in Hassan district and southern region of Karnataka. With just 90 KM away from Mysore, it has a total of 2,05,135 voters that include general voters, NRI voters, and Service voters. Among general voters, there are 1,04,057 male voters and 1,00,954 female voters. The constituency has a literacy rate of around 72 percent. In 2013 assembly elections, the seat witnessed a voter turnout of 81.83 percent. JD(S) has been winning this constituency since 2004. This seat was also held by former Prime Minister and father of H D Revanna, HD Devegowda who won six consecutive terms from this constituency.