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Karnataka Elections 2018: EC launches app to find booth-BJP MLA dies due to heart attack, read full story here

Karnataka Elections 2018: EC launches app to find booth-BJP MLA dies due to heart attack, read full story here

The campaign for assembly elections in Karnataka is going in a hot-talk. Political parties are fiercely attacking each other. Meanwhile, there is a bad news for BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party). BM Vijay Kumar, a two-time legislator from Karnataka, has died due to the heart attack during campaigning. Karnataka elections are going to held on 12 May 2018 and before the elections each matter/issue might be affected the Elections. It is not clear yet, that Who is going to make his government. For Present Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah, it will be tougher because of the current scenario of Congress across all over India.  If Congress lost the elections, they would be packed in three states only, which means soon Congress will become as similar to a state party only.

On 4th May 2018 60-year-old BJP candidate from Jaynagar seat, Vijay Kumar reached for the campaign in Pattabharamnagar. During this time he went to a voter’s house and went there and suffered a heart attack and he fell. After this, he was taken immediately to Jaidev Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences. Upon reaching there, the doctor noticed that neither his pulse was going on nor was blood pressure. After seeing all this, the doctors declared him dead. An Emergency Angioplasty in the hospital was given him to save his life, but it didn’t work. 

BJP MLA Died due to heart attack during the Election Campaign in Karnataka

BJP MLA Vijay Kumar Died due to the heart attack during the Election Campaign in Karnataka

He was one of the main legislators of BJP. He had represented the Jainagar Navarangan region twice, and for the third time in the assembly elections to be held on May 12, he was trying his luck to win this seat. He joined the BJP in 1990. Due to Mr Kumar’s demise, there is a possibility of postponement of the election on Jaynagar assembly seat.

BJP has shown their sorrow through a tweet, “Mr BN Vijay Kumar died last night. His contribution to the party cannot be forgotten. This is a heavy loss, and the party is sympathetic to their family. ‘

EC launches Chunavana app

The Karnataka ElectionCommission has launched an app called  “Chunavana” to help voters find their polling booths. Sanjiv Kumar Karnataka chief electoral officer (CEO) launched the app on Wednesday.

chunavana App

chunavana App

The Chunavana Android app is available on the Google Play Store, will allow users to navigate to their respective polling station. The app has a GIS system of the entire state and lists 56,696 polling stations across Karnataka. Information is available on the official website as similar to the election app. The info will be available on the The Karnataka Application Center has made extensive arrangements for this. If voters want to go to the site, they can also get information related to assembly and candidates.

Congress will win alone, won’t need to ally with anyone, says Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said in Bengaluru that the Congress will easily win the upcoming assembly polls on its own and won’t need to ally with the JD(S) or anyone else. He added that he isn’t at all worried about Narendra Modi’s recent fulsome praise for the JD(S) chief and former PM Deve Gowda and dismissed it as nothing but a trick aimed to create a divide.easily

karnataka Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

It won’t at all affect the Congress’s chances in the May 12 assembly polls, he said. The BJP and Prime Minister Modi have not contributed to the development of Karnataka, he said. Congress President Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi on Reddy brothers and Yeddyurappa corruption issue, he says Why is PM Modi making corrupt Yeddyurappa the CM candidate for Karnataka? Why doesn’t he own up to his relationship with Reddy brothers? Why is he so afraid of the truth?

These are all updates of Karnataka Polls, for more updates, reach our live article daily or check the updates on 



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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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