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Jayanagar Assembly Bypolls Result Highlights, Congress’ Sowmya Reddy wins by 3775 votes

Jayanagar Assembly Bypolls Result Highlights, Congress’ Sowmya Reddy wins by 3775 votes
Written by Abhishek Lohia

For Jayanagar Assembly, Bypolls Result Highlights, get in touch with us at Newsfolo.com. The ruling BJP continues his poor performance after the Bypolls elections 2018. Now, In Karnataka voting was casted on June 11 for Jayanagar Assembly seat. Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy win this seat by 3775 votes. Sowmya got 54,457 votes, while second side Prahalad Babu of BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) got 51,568 votes. Elections were held across the state on May 12 for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. After the demise of BJP candidate BN Vijayakumar, the election was postponed in Jaynagar. Vijaykumar was the MLA from this seat. On June 11, about 55 percent of the votes were cast in the Jayanagar seat. There was a straight fight between Vijay Kumar’s brother and BJP supported candidate BPN Prahlad and the daughter of senior Congress leader and former minister Ramalinga Reddy’s Sowmya Reddy. Prior to the election, the Janata Dal (S) withdrew its candidate and decided to support its ruling alliance partner Congress. Police have made adequate security arrangements around the counting centers.

Jayanagar Assembly Bypolls Highlights

11:50 AM IST- Overjoyed by Sowmya Reddy’s significant win, Congress workers continue to celebrate outside the Jayanagar counting centre.

11:45 AM IST- Sowmya Reddy wins by 3775 votes against BJP BPN Prahalad

11:40 AM IST- Sowmya Reddy secures 53,151 votes. BJP’s BN Prahlad gets 48,302 votes. Independent candidate Ravikrishna Reddy gets only 1,591 votes.

11:30 AM IST-  At the end of 13th round Congress lead drops to 8,614 votes.
Congress 48,584
BJP 39,970
Ravikrishna Reddy 1,451

Status after 13th Round of Counting

Status after 13th Round of Counting

11:15 AM IST- After the end of 11th round counting, Sowmya Reddy leading by 12,781 votes in the Jayanagar Assembly election. The former Home Minister’s daughter got 43,476 votes, while her rival BN Prahlad got 30,695 votes.

11:00 AM IST- Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy leads over BJP’s BN Prahlad by 10,205 votes after the eighth round of counting

10:30 AM IST- After the seventh round of counting, Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy is leading by 7,373 votes. She has received 27,195 votes as against her rival Prahlad Babu of BJP, who got 19,827 votes. Another Independent candidate Ravi Krishna Reddy received 766 votes.

10:00 AM IST- Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy leads over BJP’s BN Prahlad by 5348 votes in Jayanagar assembly constituency after round 4 of counting

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics He also covers latest Sports News/Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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