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R V Deshpande, Haliyal constituency Karnataka election result 2018 LIVE updates: Deshpande triumphs in Haliyal

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New Delhi | Updated: May 15, 2018 11:26:38 AM

Haliyal constituency Karnataka election result 2018 live updates: Karnataka Minister Raghunath Viswanath Rao Deshpande is hoping he will be able to turn the tricky Haliyal constituency into Congress bastion when Karnataka Elections Results will come out on Tuesday.

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Haliyal constituency Karnataka election result 2018 live updates: Karnataka Minister Raghunath Viswanath Rao Deshpande is hoping he will be able to turn the tricky Haliyal constituency into Congress bastion when Karnataka Elections Results will come out today.  The Minister for Large, Medium Industries and Infrastructure Development is facing tough challenges from the Janata Dal (Secular) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It will be interesting to see whether Deshpande’s recent statements on Goods and Services Tax (GST) and recapitalisation will have any impact on the outcome. BJP has also sought Election Commission’s intervention after there were reports that Rs 1.22 crore has allegedly been recovered by authorities, was linked to Deshpande

Who is R V Deshpande

Deshpande has graduate degree. As per reports, his Net Assets worth Rs 2151593731.00 and Liabilities stand at Rs 157753393.00. Deshpande joined Congress in 1999. He was state minister for Industries also. Deshpande had termed Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a “game changer and good reform”.

Haliyal constituency

Haliyal is located in Uttara Kannada district of North Karnataka. Total number of voters in this constituency stands at 1,69,966 voters. Of the total voters, the number of male voters is 86,012 and the number of female voters stands at 83,602. In the 2013 Assembly polls, Deshpande got 55,005 votes and defeated his nearest rival by 5,939 votes. This time he is facing challenge from BJP’s Sunil Venkatesh Hegade and Ramesh K R of JD(S).

Haliyal constituency Karnataka election result 2018

11:25 AM: Congress’ R V Deshpande triumphs in Haliyal as per News9 reports.

10:25 AM: BJP takes lead on 101 seats, Congress 46 seats, JD(S) leads in 38 seats (Others-03)

9:50 AM: Haliyal constituency Congress candidate RV Deshpande is leading by 339 votes in 5th around.

9:30 AM: Haliyal constituency Congress candidate RV Deshpande leading in first round. He had won the last elections by a margin of 5900 votes. Deshpande reclaimed the seat in 2013 also. Haliyal is located in Uttara Kannada district of North Karnataka.

9:20 AM: Haliyal constituency Congress candidate RV Deshpande leading in first round.

7:58 AM: Counting for postal ballots began 10 minutes ahead of time at 38 counting centres.

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