Rahim Khan, Bidar constituency Karnataka election result 2018 LIVE updates: Khan wins in Congress stronghold

By: | Updated: May 15, 2018 3:28 PM

Bidar constituency Karnataka election result 2018: Congress' Rahim Khan has emerged victorious in Bidar assembly constituency with 73270 votes.

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Bidar constituency Karnataka election result 2018Congress’ Rahim Khan has emerged victorious in Bidar assembly constituency with 73270 votes. He defeated BJP’s Suryakanth Nagmarpalli who got  63025 votes. Khan has contested the election after he had won the 2016 Assembly bypolls. Khan has been the member of the state assembly for two terms. The outcome of this assembly polls was crucial as the seat was witnessing direct fight between Congress and BJP.

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3:24 PM: Congress’ Rahim Khan has emerged victorious in Bidar assembly constituency with 73270 votes. He defeated BJP’s Suryakanth Nagmarpalli who got  63025 votes.

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

9:35 AM: Congress candidate Rahim Khan now leads in Bidar.

9:26 AM: Rahim Khan (INC) is trailing in Congress stronghold of Bidar.

9:20 AM: Khan has contested the election after he had won the 2016 Assembly bypolls. Bidar is a politically crucial assembly seat as it is located in Hyderabad Karnataka region. 2016 Assembly bypoll showed that Congress has a strong support base here.

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

Check  Karnataka election result full list of winners

Who is Rahim Khan

The 52-year-old incumbent MLA comes from a humble background. Khan’s qualification shows he is a 12th pass. Khan’s father was a daily wage labourer and used to work for the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board. Khan currently owns a number of colleges in Bengaluru, Kalaburagi and Bengaluru in nursing, education and other vocational courses. Khan’s Net Assets worth at Rs 129048323.00 and Liabilities stand at Rs 42569374.00.

About Bidar

Bidar is a politically crucial assembly seat as it is located in Hyderabad Karnataka region. 2016 Assembly bypoll showed that Congress has a strong support base here. BJP has fielded Surayakanth Nagmarpalli against Khan. Khan in the 2016 Assembly bypoll defeated BJP nominee Prakash Khandre. Notably, other eight candidates, including that of BSP and the Janata Dal (Secular), lost their deposits.

 

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