Congress wins Jayanagar assembly seat in Karnataka
The Congress candidate received by 2,889 votes after 16 rounds of counting. Social gathering staff began celebrating and bursting crackers as early outcomes indicated a Congress win. And Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy stated that assist had are available in for her even from rival events.
Reddy’s a daughter of state minister
Ramalinga Reddy who’s represented Jayanagar 4 instances beforehand
+ . He stated he anticipated the victory margin to be larger, however added that he is not dissatisfied.
“I used to be a winner from Jayanagar 4 instances beforehand and had shifted from the adjoining constituency to BTM Structure, because it contains my residence space. Had I contested from the identical constituency the earlier two instances, would have received from there. This time the social gathering excessive command had given a chance to my daughter, I thank them. I had anticipated the victory margin to be so much larger however I’m not dissatisfied. It’s a victory,” stated Ramalinga.
Polling on this south Bengaluru meeting constituency was held Monday, nearly a month after state elections which noticed a coalition of the Congress and the JD(S) coming to energy.
Curiosity in regards to the consequence of the Jayanagar ballot is excessive, notably after the
JD(S) withdrew its candidate, to assist the Congress
+ . This was not like within the latest Rajarajeshwari Nagar ballot – additionally performed after the state polls – the place each events fielded candidates, and the Congress candidate received.
The candidate who died final month was the BJP’s B N Vijayakumar, who was additionally the sitting MLA from the constituency. This time round, the BJP fielded his brother B N Prahlad Babu, whose major rival was the Congress social gathering’s Reddy. A complete of 19 candidates contested.
Voting was by and enormous peaceable and the meeting section recorded 55% voter turnout. It appeared extra folks than normal voted this time in Jayanagar.
“We’re happy with the way in which the polls went off. Jayanagar would not at all times put up a great present by way of numbers, however this time numerous folks, who do not normally vote, appear to have exercised their franchise,” stated D B Natesh, assistant commissioner (elections), after voting concluded on Monday.
Apoorva Aravind, a public coverage maker and third-time voter, stated the loss of life of the BJP candidate and the next countermanding had had a particular impression on the voters.
“In comparison with the earlier instances I’ve voted, I can see extra folks on the cubicles this time,” stated who had come from Jayamahal Extension. “Since this election is being held after the state authorities has been shaped, I imagine most of the voters have woken up and given extra thought to who they’re going to vote. I’ve been extra introspective as effectively.”