We will win maximum number of seats in Karnataka bypolls, says BJP
"I will not speak anything about the bypoll results now. You will get to know on December 9. We will win with a lead of 25,000-30,000 votes in most of the constituencies and according to our estimate, we are confident of winning all the 15 seats," Karnataka CM Yediyurappa told reporters. He further added that people have voted for the party with this in mind.
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Why Karnataka bypolls are important to BJP in the south
In Karnataka, today's bypolls will decide the future of the BS Yediyurappa government which currently has 105 legislators and one independent MLA's support in the 225 member strong Assembly.
Karnataka: Voting begins for by-election in 15 constituencies
The by-elections are being held to fill the vacancies caused by the disqualification of 17 rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs, whose rebellion led to the collapse of the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in July and paved the way for the BJP to come to power. The BJP needs to win at least six of the 15 seats to remain in majority in the 225-member assembly.
Karnataka bypolls: 15 constituencies go to polls tomorrow
By-elections will be held in 15 constituencies. BJP has fielded disqualified MLAs in 13 and has given tickets to party leaders in the remaining two seats. The Congress is contesting in all 15 constituencies and the JD(S) candidates are in the fray in 12 seats. Two rebels who were formerly with the BJP are contesting independently.
33 % voting till 1.24 pm in Karnataka Assembly bypolls
Turnout in other constituencies are: Athani- 40.89 per cent, Kagwad- 37.72, Gokak- 37.37, Hirekerur- 38.63, Ranebennur- 36.09, Vijayanagara- 34.95, Chikkaballapur- 39.03, K R Puram- 22.23, Yeshwanthpura- 27.29, Mahalakshi layout- 22.71, Hoskote- 33.24, K R Pete- 39.47, and Hunsur- 38.2, officials said.
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