The eagerly anticipated Karnataka Election Results 2023 are unfolding, with the fate of several heavyweight politicians hanging in the balance. From the incumbent Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to former CMs Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy, and Jagadish Shettar, as well as prominent figures like DK Shivakumar and Gali Janardhana Reddy, the counting of votes for the state Assembly elections is underway.
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To keep up with the latest developments and find out who is leading and trailing, bookmark this article for real-time updates on the key constituencies in Karnataka. Our live interactive below will provide you with the most recent leads and results.
A Brief About
A total of 2,613 candidates are vying for victory in the Karnataka polls 2023. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded candidates in all 224 Assembly seats, while the Congress is contesting in 223 (with support from the Sarvodaya Karnataka Party in Melukote). The Janata Dal (Secular) is competing in 207 seats, followed by the Aam Aadmi Party (209), Bahujan Samaj Party (133), Communist Party of India (Marxist) (4), Janata Dal (United) (8), National People’s Party (2), and 918 independent candidates.
Out of the 2,613 candidates, 2,427 are male, 184 are female, and 2 fall into other categories.
Let’s take a look at some key candidates, their constituencies, and opponents
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is contesting from the Shiggaon constituency, facing competition from Congress’ Yasir Ahmed Khan Pathan and JD(S)’s Sashidhar Channabasappa Yaligar.
Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is contesting from Channapatna, challenged by BJP’s CP Yogeshwar and Congress’ Gangadhar S.
Congress leader Siddaramaiah
Another former chief minister, is fighting from Varuna constituency against BJP’s V Somanna and JD(S)’s Bharathi Shankar.
Congress heavyweight DK Shivakumar is battling BJP’s R. Ashok and JD(S)’s Nagaraju in the Kanakapura constituency.
Former Karnataka chief minister Jagadish Shettar, who switched from BJP to Congress, is contesting from Hubbali-Dharwad Central against BJP’s Mahesh Tenginakai and JD(S)’s Siddalingeshgowda Mahanthavadeyar.
The results of these elections will have significant implications for the state’s political landscape. Stay tuned for more updates as the Karnataka Election Results 2023 continue to unfold.
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