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Yeshvanthapura Constituency Bypoll Result: BJP registers victory with 27,699 votes against JDS

Early trends from Yeshvanthapura show that BJP's ST Somashekhar is leading. Congress' P Nagaraj is trailing.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 09, 2019 15:44 IST
Karnataka Legislative Assembly by-election 2019 Yeshvanthapura results counting of votes
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Karnataka Legislative Assembly by-election 2019 Results Yeshvanthapura

Yeshvanthapura Constituency Bypoll Result: BJP candidate S. T. Somashekar registered victory in the seat with a margin of 27,699 votes against Janata Dal (Secular) JDS's T.N. Javarayi Gowda. Earlier, the trends showed Gowda leading.

Yeshvanthapura is Karnataka Legislative Assembly constituency falling in Bengaluru Urban District of Karnataka. There are a total of 4,65,886 voters in this assembly of which 2,41,452 are males, 2,24,394 are females, and 40 are of the third gender. In 2018 elections of Karnataka Assembly, Yeshvanthapura was won by Indian National Congress candidate ST Somashekhar. BJP won this seat in the 2008 Assembly Elections with a margin of 1,082 votes. 

Bye-elections for 15 of the 17 vacant seats in the Karnataka Assembly were held on December 5, 2019 and the votes were counted on December 8, 2019. 

The constituencies which have gone for bypolls are: Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapur, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijayanagara, Chikkaballapur, KR Pura, Yeshvanthapura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivaji Nagar, Hosakote, Krishnarajapete, and Hunasuru.

Result Status: 

 

Karnataka-Yeshvanthapura
Result Status
O.S.N. Candidate Party EVM Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes
1 T.N. JAVARAYI GOWDA Janata Dal (Secular) 116990 33 117023 41.13
2 P. NAGARAJ Indian National Congress 15707 7 15714 5.52
3 S. T. SOMASHEKAR Bharatiya Janata Party 144676 46 144722 50.86
4 Krishnaiah Karnataka Rashtra Samithi 621 0 621 0.22
5 SRIVENKATESWAR MAHA SWAMIJI (KATAKADHOND. D. G) Hindustan Janta Party 192 0 192 0.07
6 C.R. NAGARAJU Bharatiya Prajagala Kalyana Paksha 118 0 118 0.04
7 MANJUNATHA. M Uttama Prajaakeeya Party 1915 0 1915 0.67
8 BEERESH. N Independent 121 0 121 0.04
9 VENUGOPAL. G Independent 172 0 172 0.06
10 SHAMBHULINGEGOWDA (GANDIVADHI) Independent 239 0 239 0.08
11 SARVAMANGALA. G Independent 525 1 526 0.18
12 HANUMANTHA. M (KOTE) Independent 360 0 360 0.13
13 NOTA None of the Above 2810 2 2812 0.99
  Total   284446 89 284535

 

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