S Madhu Bangarappa, Sorab Constituency, Karnataka election result 2018 LIVE updates: Bangarappa leading in Sorab

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New Delhi | Updated: May 15, 2018 3:47:09 PM

Sorab Constituency, Karnataka election result 2018: In the battle of brothers in Sorab constituency, S.Madhu Bangarappa (JDS) lost to S.Kumara Bangarappa (BJP). S.Kumara Bangarappa won 72091 votes as compared to Madhu Bangarappa's 58805 votes.

Sorab Constituency, Karnataka election result 2018

Sorab Constituency, Karnataka election result 2018: In the battle of brothers in Sorab constituency, S.Madhu Bangarappa (JDS) lost to S.Kumara Bangarappa (BJP). S.Kumara Bangarappa won 72091 votes as compared to Madhu Bangarappa’s 58805 votes. Madhu Bangarappa, JD(S) won this seat in 2013 with a margin of 21,225 votes while BJP’s H. Halappa won this seat in 2008. Various other candidates who fought from this constituency were Shakunthala from IND, Raju M Talluru from INC.

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Sorab Constituency, Karnataka election result 2018:

3:46 PM: In the battle of brothers in Sorab constituency, S.Madhu Bangarappa (JDS) lost to S.Kumara Bangarappa (BJP). S.Kumara Bangarappa won 72091 votes as compared to Madhu Bangarappa’s 58805 votes.

12:11 PM: BJP’s S.Kumara Bangarappa is leading with 14272 votes against his brother Madhu Bangarappa of the JD(S) who has 8691 votes. S Kumar Bangarappa and his younger brother S Madhu Bangarappa, sons of the former Chief Minister S. Bangarappaare are facing each other in Sorab constituency.

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

9:40 AM: Madhu Bangarappa LEADS in Sorab.

8:31 AM: Madhu Bangarappa of JD(S) trails from Sorab.

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

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Who is S Madhu Bangarappa?

Madhu Bangarappa is the Janata Dal (Secular) MLA from Sorab constituency and the son of former Chief Minister S Bangarappa. Fifty-year-old Madhu Bangarappa was a movie actor and producer before joining the politics. He won from Sorab constituency in 2013 while BJP’s H. Halappa won this seat in 2008. Madhu, JD(S) while contesting from Sorab secured 41.47 percent of the total votes polled. S Madhu has net assets of worth Rs 663728746.0 (66 crore).

About Sorab Constituency

Sorab is a Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Shimoga district and central region of Karnataka. A total of 1,82,035 voters are there in the constituency. The constituency has a literacy rate of around 79 percent. Sorab constituency witnessed a voter turnout of 82.07 percent in 2013 Karnataka Assembly elections. Just like last year, S Madhu is contesting from Sorab constituency this year also.

 

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