New Delhi, May 15: Kapu, Karkal, Sringeri, Mudigere (SC) And Chikmagalur constituencies in Karnataka went to polls on May 12. The results of these constituencies will be declared on Tuesday. The main contenders in these constituencies are BJP, Congress and Janata Dal Secular. The counting will start at 8 AM and the first trends are expected to be out by 8.30 am. Stay tuned to India.com for all LIVE updates.
All you need to know about the constituencies:
BJP, Congress and JD(S) have fielded Lalaji .R. Mendon, Vinay Kumar Sorake and M Mansoor Ibrahim respectively from constituency number 121 Kapu. Meanwhile in Karkal, several Independent candidates are also in fray along with BJP, Congress and JD(S) leaders. In 2013, Karkal Assembly seat was won by BJP candidate VSunill Kumar. He had defeated Congress leader H Gopal Bhandary. In Sringeri Assembly constituency there was a tough fight between BJP’s D N Jeevara , INC’s T D Rajegowda , JD(S)’ H G Venkatesh. BJP leader DN Jeevaraj had won the seat in 2013 Assembly Elections.
Meanwhile, in Mudigere (SC) seat, M.P.Kumaraswamy (BJP), Motamma (Congress) B.B.Ningaiah (JDS), Anilkumar NG (AIMEP), Laxmana (Republican Sena) were the main contenders. In Chikmagalur Vidhan Sabha seat there was a tough fight between JD(S), Congress, BJP and some independent candidates. C T Ravi of BJP and Shankar B L of Congress were the main contenders from constituency number 125.