Karnataka assembly polls, Counting begins

by Politics | 15-05-2018 | 1397 views

Newdelhi: Counting of votes for the Karnataka State Assembly Elections has begun. A total of 2,654 candidates including 216 women candidates where in the Fray for the Assembly Elections this year, which was held on saturday in 222 out of 224 assembly constituencies in 58,546 polling stations in the state.

Today's vote count will decide the political fate of key players like Siddaramaiah, B.S Yeddyurappa, Mallikarjun Kharge, HD Deve Gowda and HD Kumaraswamy.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fielded 223 candidates while the Congress and Janata Dal Secular fielded 222 and 201 candidate respectively.

The elections in two constituencies Jaya Nagar and Rajarajeshwari Nagar both in Bengaluru have been postponed earlier.

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