H K Patil, Gadag constituency Karnataka election result 2018: Karnataka Assembly election results will be out on Thursday.
H K Patil, Gadag constituency Karnataka election result 2018: Karnataka Assembly election results will be out today. Rural development and Panchayat Raj Minister H K Patil has contested from Gadag constituency, which has been considered as a citadel for Congress. The grand old party has fielded H K Patil, who won this seat in 2013 Assembly Elections. With Congress eyeing to retain the seat, Gadag assembly constituency has become absolutely crucial. Winning the Gadag seat also assumes political significance as the constituency has a sizeable population of Lingayat community.
Gadag constituency Karnataka election result 2018
11:15 AM: Congress’ H.K. Patil is heading towards a victory from the Gadag constituency.
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.
8:30 AM: Congress’ H.K. Patil leads in Gadag.
7:58 AM: Counting for postal ballots began 10 minutes ahead of time at 38 counting centres.
Who is H K Patil
H K Patil, who holds a Graduate degree, is one of the trusted leaders of Congress. His father K. H. Patil was an eminent leader and a former minister. H K Patil is also known as the ‘Tiger of Hulkoti’. Patil’s Net Assets stand at Rs 76278991.00 and Liabilities worth Rs 46555991.00. Patil was elected to the state Legislative Council from the Karnataka West Graduates constituency four times consecutively.
Gadag is an out-and-out Congress bastion. Patil’s father had won three times as a Congress nominee. This time Congress’ Patil is facing a stiff challenge from BJP’s Anil Mensinakai, BSP’s Mahaboobsab R Sompur and JD(U)’s Shivaraddeppa S Reddar.