Karnal, Haryana Result LIVE: As the results of Karnal constituency has been declared, BJP candidate Manohar Lal Khattar has defeated Tej Bahadur Yadav by 45188 votes.
Manohar Lal Khattar secured a total of 79,722 votes which accounted for 63.72 per cent of the total vote share. INC's Tarlochan Singh stood second with 34,601 votes (27.68%).
Total votes cast in Karnal were 1,25,059.
In 2014, Manohar Lal Khattar won from the constituency of Karnal by a massive margin. Voter turnout in Karnal constituency in 2014 was 67.80% with total 1,40,333 votes cast.
Manohar Lal Khatar secured 82,485 votes which accounted for 58.78% of the total votes. Independent candidate Jai Parkash Gupta came distant second with 18,712 (13.33%) votes followed by INLD candidate Manoj Yadav.
In 2014, BJP won from the Karnal seat for the first time after 1996.
Polling for Haryana State Assembly constituencies was held on October 21. According to the Election Commission (EC) data, a total of 1,169 candidates participated in the elections, 1,064 men, 104 women and one Transgender.