Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP has won 3,600 gram panchayats, says CM BS Yediyurappa

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Updated: December 31, 2020 6:11:11 pm

Karnataka Local body Election Results, Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: The Congress has hit out at the BJP as its candidates are leading on over 25,000 seats in panchayat elections.

Karnataka Local Body Election 2020 Vote Counting Live, Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 LiveThe results of gram panchayat elections was declared on Thursday. (PTI)

Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa today said that the emphatic victory of BJP supported candidates in panchayat polls in the state is a testimony of people’s unwavering faith in the leadership and development agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP’s commitment towards Gram Vikas and Antyodaya. He said that 60 per cent of seats have been won by BJP-backed candidates.

BJP and Congress both have claimed victory in panchayat elections. As per reports, BJP-backed candidates have won 29,478 seats while the Congress-supported candidates have bagged 24560. The JD(S) candidates have won 15,825 panchayat seats.

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Earlier today, senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said that rural India is frustrated by the policies implemented by the BJP. “Farmers are against anti-farmer laws and they found Gram Panchayat elections as the perfect opportunity to teach BJP a lesson. Reports suggest that Congress Karnataka supported candidates are winning,” he said.

Senior BJP leader P Muralidhar Rao called it a thumping victory for Karnataka BJP in Gram Panchayat elections. “If there is any farmer friendly party in d country, that is BJP. People of rural Karnataka have chosen BJP. Kudos to CM Sh @BSYBJP, State President Sh
@nalinkateel & all karyakartas. Congratulations to all d winners,” he said.

For over 70,000 seats spread across 5,728 villages, the counting began at 8 AM on Wednesday These constituencies had gone to polls in two phases, December 22 and 27. Ballot papers were used for the panchayat election except for one district, Bidar – where EVMs were used.

 

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    14:26 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    Emphatic victory a testimony of people's unwavering faith in PM, says BS Yediyurappa

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020: Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa says that the emphatic victory of BJP supported candidates in Gram Panchayat Polls in the state is a testimony of people's unwavering faith in the leadership and development agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP's commitment towards Gram Vikas and Antyodaya.

    13:30 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Results 2020: BJP-backed candidates win 29,478 seats

    Karnataka Panchayat Results 2020 LIVE: BJP-backed candidates have won 29,478 seats while the Congress-supported candidates have bagged 24560. The JD(S) candidates have won 15,825 panchayat seats so far. 

    12:47 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    BJP has won 3,600 gram panchayats, says Yediyurappa

    Karnataka Garm Panchyat Election results 2020 LIVE: Karnataka Chief minister B S Yediyurappa claims 60 per cent BJP-backed candidates have won the gram panchayat elections, for which counting is still underway. He says BJP has won 3,600 gram panchayats. 

    12:05 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Election Results: BJP-backed candidates leading on 28,066 seats

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 LIVE: The BJP supported candidates are leading in 28,066 panchayat seats while the Congress-backed candidates are ahead in 26,343. The JD(S) candidates are leading on 16,753 seats.

    11:04 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Results 2020: Tradition of winning has continued, says Siddaramiah

    Karnataka Panchayat Results 2020: Former Karnataka chief minister and Congress leader says that rural India has always supported his party in panchayat elections since Panchayat system came into existence. He says the Congress has always stood firmly with farmers and rural India. "This has always instilled confidence among people. Tradition of winning has continued," Siddaramiah says as his party backed candidates have secured lead over 25,000 seats. 

    10:47 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    People teaching BJP a lesson, Siddaramaiah on Gram Panchayat Results 2020

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results LIVE: Former Karnataka chief minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah says that rural India is frustrated by the policies implemented by the BJP. "Farmers are against anti-farmer laws and they found Gram Panchayat elections as the perfect opportunity to teach BJP a lesson. Reports suggest that Congress Karnataka supported candidates are winning," he says. 

    10:15 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    People have supported development, says Karnataka BJP President

    Karnataka BJP President Kateel says his party has won maximum seats, for which he gives credit to various strategies drawn by the party.He says rural-centric schemes such as Gram Swaraj and activation of booth level committees has helped in taking to the people the measures initiated by the Central and state governments for development. He says people have supported the development and voted in favour of the BJP backed candidates. 

    10:10 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    Thumping victory for Karnataka BJP, says P Muralidhar Rao

    ON results of gram panchayat, senior BJP leader P Muralidhar Rao says it is a thumping victory for Karnataka BJP. 

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    10:04 (IST)31 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Election Results: BJP-backed candidates leading on 27,075

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 LIVE: Currently, BJP-backed candidates are leading on 27075 seats while Congress supported candidates are ahead on 25,868 seats. Kumaraswamy's JDS is ahead on 15,916 seats. Ruling BJP and Congress have claimed victory in the Gram Panchayat Elections. 

    17:32 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    BJP backed candidates leading

    Majority of panchayat seats in Karnataka have been won by the candidates backed by the BJP.

    15:59 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Results Live: BJP wins 4,228 panchayats, Congress 2,265

    Karnataka Panchayat Election Results 2020 Live: The candidates backed by BJP have won a majority of panchayat seats in Karnataka. Though these polls don't take place on party symbols, all political parties have put in efforts to ensure that the candidate supported by them wins, so as to have their hold on grassroot level politics. The BJP has so far secured 4,228 seats, followed by the Congress with 2,265 seats, JD(S) 1,167 seats and independents 678 seats. (PTI)

    15:16 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Results 2020: BJP now leading on 5342 seats

    Karnataka Panchayat Results 2020 LIVE: The BJP is now leading on 5342 seats while the Congress is ahead on 3155 seats.

    The JDS is ahead on 1582 seats. 

    14:50 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Election LIVE: BJP now leading on 5340 panchayat seats

    Karnataka Panchayat Election 2020 Results Live Updates: The BJP is now leading on 5340 panchayat seats while the Congress is ahead on 3150. The JDS is leading on 1580 panchayat seats. Counting is still underway. 

    14:25 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Election LIVE: BJP now leading on 5255 seats, Congress 3090

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020 Live Updates: The BJP is now leading on 5255 panchayat seats while the Congress is ahead on 3090. The JDS is now leading on 1565 seats. Counting is still underway. 

    13:53 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020 LIVE: BJP now leading on 4745 seats, Congress 2570

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020 Results Live Updaes: The BJP is now leading on 4180 seats while the Congress is ahead on 2570. The JDS is ahead on 1370 seats. Counting is still underway. 

    13:31 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020 LIVE: BJP leading on 4180 seats

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020 LIVE: The BJP is now leading on 4180 panchayat seats. Congress is ahead on 2170 while JDS is leading on 1130 seats. Counting is underway.  

    13:18 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020 LIVE: Counting underway at all Taluk headquarters

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election 2020: The counting is taking place at all Taluk headquarters in the state by adhering to strict COVID-19 protocol of mandatory wearing of face mask, social distancing and hand hygiene. The counting process began at 226 centres at 8 am and the results are expected to be out by afternoon. Over 1,100 security personnel have been deployed at the counting centres. (PTI)

    12:46 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat results LIVE: BJP now leading on 3890 seats

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat results 2020 Live Updates: The BJP is now leading on 3890 seats while the Congress is ahead on 1990 seats.

    The JDS is ahead on 1030 seats in panchayat electios. Counting is still underway. 

    12:22 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat results: BJP now leading on 3870, Congress on 1988

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat results 2020: The BJP is now leading on 3870 panchayat seats while the Congress is ahead on 1870 seats. 

    The JDS is currently leading 1035 seats. It has seen sudden spike in its numbers in the last few minutes. 

    11:57 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results: BJP now leading on over 3800 seats

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results 2020 LIVE: The BJP is now leading on 3805 seats while Congress candidates are ahead on just 1805 seats. The JDS supported candidates are now leading on 720 panchayat seats. Counting is still underway.  

    11:17 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results: BJP leading on 3440, Congress 1590

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat 2020 Results LIVE: The BJP has taken significant lead against the Congress. It is now leading on 3440 seats while the grand old party is ahead on just 1590 seats. 

    11:17 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results: BJP leading on 3440, Congress 1590

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat 2020 Results LIVE: The BJP has taken significant lead against the Congress. It is now leading on 3440 seats while the grand old party is ahead on just 1590 seats. 

    10:58 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Local Body results LIVE: Latest visuals from Davanagere

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat results: Counting of votes underway in Davanagere. The BJP is akead of the Congress in the state while the JDS is at the third position. Latest visuals from Davanagere - 

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    10:34 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results LIVE: BJP extends lead to 3422 seats

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat 2020 Results LIVE: The BJP is now leading on 3422 seats while the Congress is leading on 1580 seats. 

    The JDS number has gone up to 592 seats. The counting is still underway. 

    10:17 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Latest visuals from counting centre in Shivamogga

    Karnataka Election Results LIVE: Counting of votes for Local Body elections underway at a counting centre in Shivamogga. Latest visuals 

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    10:07 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Panchayat Election Results: Who all are in fray

    Karnataka Local Body Election Results: The gram panchayat elections don’t happen on party symbols. In panchayat polls, candidates contest elections independently but they are backed by parties to strengthen their hold on village level politics. The BJP, Congress and JD-S are the main parties in Karnataka. Currently, the BJP has been in power in the state since July 2019. 

    In the last elections held in 2018, the BJP had emerged as the single largest party by winning 104 out of 224 seats. But the Congress, which came second with 80 seats, extended the support to the JDS, which had come third with 37 seats. Both the parties formed the government but that could not last and collapsed a year later.

    09:57 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    BJP still leading on 2755

    The BJP is still leading on 2755 seats. Counting is underay. 

    09:36 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results 2020 LIVE: BJP leading on 2755 seats, Congress on 1475

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results 2020: The BJP is now leading on 2755 seats, while the Congress is ahead on 1475. Kumaraswamy's JDS is now leading on 547 seats. The counting is underway. 

    09:23 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results LIVE: BJP takes lead against Congress, JDS

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results 2020: First trends in - the BJP-backed candidates are leading in 2,750 gram panchayats while the Congress candidates are ahead on 1,470. HD Kumaraswamy led JD(S) candidates are leading on 547 seats. 

    09:07 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka reports 662 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

    Karnataka yesterday reported 662 new cases of COVID-19 and four related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 9,17,571 and the death toll to 12,074. The day also saw 1,344 patients getting discharged after recovery. Out of the 662 fresh cases reported on Tuesday, 370 cases were from Bengaluru Urban alone. As of December 29 evening, cumulatively 9,17,571 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 12,074 deaths and 8,93,617 discharges. Out of 11,861 active cases, 11,655 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 206 are in ICU. Out of the four deaths reported on Tuesday, two each were from Bengaluru Urban and Mysuru.Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 370, followed by Tumakuru (38), Dakshina Kannada (35), Kolar (31), Hassan (25), Mysuru (23), followed by others. Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 3,87,278, followed by Mysuru (52,312) and Ballari (38,835).Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 3,75,221, followed by Mysuru (50,812) and Ballari (38,031). A total of over 1,38,58,850 samples have been tested so far, out of which 86,399 were tested on Tuesday alone, and 10,155 among them were rapid antigen tests. Till date, tests have been conducted on 1,903 UK passengers who have come to the state, of them 29 are positive, 1,599 are negative and results of 275 are awaited. (PTI)

    08:42 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karanataka: 3 UK returnees test positive for new strain of Covid-19

    Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar yesterday said three people in the city have tested positive for the new UK variant genome of SARS-CoV2. "Out of 1,614 people (who have come from the UK) and underwent RT-PCR test 26 have been confirmed positive, after genetic sequencing of their samples at NIMHANS, three have tested positive (for UK variant) according to ICMR," Sudhakar said. The Minister further said, according to the preliminary information he has among the three tested positive for new variants include, a mother and a child. "There were no family members, but their contacts like driver and domestic staff have been identified, tested and isolated," he said, adding that he will get details later in the day.A total of six people who returned to India from the United Kingdom have tested positive for the new UK variant genome of SARS-CoV2, according to the Union Health Ministry.Among them three are in Bengaluru. Noting that all the 26 UK returnees, who have tested positive for COVID-19 so far have been isolated and are being provided treatment, Sudhakar said, their primary and secondary contacts have also been traced and necessary precautions like isolation and treatments have been taken care of. (PTI)

    08:31 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results: Who controls Karnataka

    Karnataka Garm Panchayat Results 2020: The Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and Janata Dal-Secular are the three dominant parties in the Southern state. Currently, the BJP has been in power in the state since July 2019. In the last assembly elections held in 2018, the saffron party had emerged as the single largest party by winning 104 out of 224 seats. But the Congress, which came second with 80 seats, extended the support to the JD-S, which had come third with 37 seats. The Congress and JDS formed the government but that could not last and collapsed a year later.

    08:19 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Covid patients voted too in panchayat elections 2020

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 LIVE: Karnataka State Election Commission had made special arrangements for coronavirus infected people to vote in the Gram Panchayat Election held in two phases. The Covid infected people were allowed to vote in the last hours of the polling. According to reports, 122 Covid patients cast their votes on Sunday.

    08:13 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    What CM Yediyurappa expects in gram panchayat results

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Results today: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday claimed the ruling BJP supported candidates are likely to win majority of the seats. "According to my information, it is certain that 85-90 per cent BJP supported candidates will get elected in Gram Panchayat polls," he had said.

    08:07 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 Live: Counting of votes begins, trends shortly

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020 Live: Counting of votes for 5,728 Gram Panchayats has begun. The trends will be available on the official website of the State Election Commission. Ballot papers were used for the election except for one district, Bidar - where the Commission used EVMs. The trends will start coming soon but results are likely to be clear only by end of the day.

    07:50 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat 2020 Results: Two-phase elections concluded on Sunday

    Karnataka Gram Panchayats 2020: The two-phase election began on December 22 and concluded on Sunday (December 27). In the first phase, 80% voter turnout was recorded while this number slightly went up to 80.71% in the second phase. Over 3,000 gram panchayats in 117 taluks went to polls in the first phase of polling. In the second phase, polling had taken place for 2,709 panchayats in 109 Taluks. In both the phases, 2,22,814 candidates were in the fray for 72616 seats.

    07:40 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat 2020: Results by end of the day

    The counting of votes set to begin at 8 am. The trends will start coming as soon as counting begins but the final results are only expected to be clear by the end of the day. The Commission had used ballot papers for the polling, so it might take some time to count them. EVMs were used only in Bidar district. 

    07:27 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karnataka Gram Panchayat 2020: Where to check results online

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020: The election for over 72,000 Gram Panchayats spread across 5,728 villages had concluded on Sunday. The counting of votes will take place today. The results will be available on the official website of state election commission — karsec.gov.in and ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in.

    07:21 (IST)30 Dec 2020
    Karanataka local body results: Counting to begin at 8 AM

    Karnataka Gram Panchayat results: Counting of votes for gram panchayat elections will begin shortly. Polling was conducted using ballot papers except for Bidar disrict where EVMs were used. The final results are expected tobe clear by end of the day. 

    In Karnataka, there are 6,004 gram panchayats but the elections were announced only for 5,762. The elections for other 242 panchayats could not be announced due to various reasons, like court cases and non-completion of current term. The Commission has conducted the Gram Panchayat polls using ballot papers except for Bidar district where it has used EVMs. The commission says 2.94 lakh people were eligible to cast their vote in the elections to Gram Panchayats.
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