Bengaluru, May 15: The 222-Assembly constituencies, out of the total 224, in Karnataka went to polls on May 12, Saturday. The Karnataka Elections 2018 Results will be declared on Tuesday. Voting on Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Hadagalli (SC), Hagaribommanahalli (SC) and Vijayanagara Assembly seats, along with others, was held on May 12. The results of Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Hadagalli (SC), Hagaribommanahalli (SC) and Vijayanagara Vidhan Sabhas will be announced today. Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 is witnessing a triangular contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Indian National Congress (INC) and Janata Dal (Secular). Siddaramaiah of the Congress is the current Chief Minister of the state. The term of current Karnataka Assembly ends on May 28. Voting for Karnataka Election 2018 was held on May 12. Over 70 per cent voter turnout was recorded. (Live streaming of Karnataka Polls Results) Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Rahul Gandhi Backs Protesting Farmers, Says Modi Govt Will Have To Take Back 'The Black Law'
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Hirekerur, constituency number 86, was won by UB Banakar of the KJP against BC Patil of the INC in 2013. In Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, the seat will witness a contest between Ujaneshwara Banakar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Basavanagouda Patil of the Indian National Congress (INC), Siddappa Gudadappanavar of Janata Dal (Secular).
Ranibennur, constituency number 87, is currently held by INC’s KB Koliwad. The seat is witnessing a tough contest between Basavaraj Dr Kelagar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Krishnappa Koliwad S/O Bheemappa Koliwad of the Indian National Congress (INC), Shripad Sawkar of Janata Dal (Secular) and Janata Dal (United)’s Dillepppa Kenchappa Hittalamani in Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018.
Hadagalli, constituency number 88, is currently held by INC’s PT Parameshwaranaik who had emerged victorious in 2013. In Karanataka Assembly Elections 2018, the seat is witnessing a tough contest between B Chandranaik of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), PT Parameshwaranaik of the Indian National Congress (INC), Kayannanavara Putrappa of JD(S) and Independent candidate Odo Gangappa.
Hagaribommanahalli, constituency number 89, was won by JD(S)’s Bheemanaik LBP in 2013. The seat is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. For Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, the Congress has fielded Bheemanaik LBP from the seat and K Nemiraja Naik will contest for the BJP and S Krushna Naik for JD(S) and Hanumanthappa for AIFB.
Vijayanagara, constituency number 90, was won by Anand Singh of the BJP in 2013. On May 12, HR Gaviyappa will fight the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 for BJP against Anand Singh of the INC and Deepak Singh for JD(S).
The Indian National Congress (INC) won a majority of seats, with 122 out of 224 MLAs, in the 2013 elections.