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Karnataka Lok Sabha result: BJP mauls Congress, JDS; pulls off 22 seats | Highlights

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has badly mauled the Congress and JDS in Karnatana and has pulled off a spectacular electoral feat, winning 22 Lok Sabha seats and leading in three more, leaving one each to be shared by the coalition partners and an Independent.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: May 23, 2019 22:33 IST
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Karnataka Lok Sabha result

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has badly mauled the Congress and JDS in Karnatana and has pulled off a spectacular electoral feat, winning 22 Lok Sabha seats and leading in three more, leaving one each to be shared by the coalition partners and an Independent.

A complete sweep as this has stunned the BJP itself which was expecting a maximum of 22 seats and caused tremors within the ruling coalition, which has been facing existential crisis right from the day it formed the government a year ago.

Counting of votes in 25 Lok Sabha constituencies began on Thursday morning.

Read through to find how people's mandate shaped India's fate.

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  • 8:44 PM (IST)

    BJP wins 23, leading on 2

    Results for 25 of the 28 seats have been declared in Karnataka. While BJP has won 23, Congress and Janata Dal have won one each. BJP is leading on two of the three seats remaining, while an independent candidate might sweep the other.

  • 8:01 PM (IST)

    Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy congrats Modi, BJP

     Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for winning the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with absolute majority.

    "This is an unexpected result for me personally. But I congratulate Modi and BJP for the absolute mandate they got from the people," tweeted Kumaraswamy in Kannada, hours after the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and its ally Congress suffered a humiliating defeat in the southern state where the saffron party won 25 of the 28 parliamentary seats.

  • 7:52 PM (IST)

    HD Deve Gowda loses from Tumkur

    Former PM and JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda loses from Tumkur (Karnataka) by 13,339 votes. BJP's GS Basavaraj wins from the constituency.

  • 7:48 PM (IST)

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  • 7:24 PM (IST)

    B S Yeddyurappa's son wins by 2,33,360 votes

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  • 7:18 PM (IST)

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  • 6:59 PM (IST)

    Only 1 seat for Congress in Karnataka

    The Indian National Congress will win only one seat in Karnataka. In the 2014 general elections, Congress won 9 seats in the state.

  • 6:30 PM (IST)

    BJP wins 8, leads in 16 of Karnataka's 28 LS seats

    A resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won eight and was leading in 16 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka where the vote count has been underway for the two-phase polling held on April 18 and April 23, an official said on Thursday.

  • 6:09 PM (IST)

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  • 5:57 PM (IST)

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  • 5:49 PM (IST)

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  • 5:40 PM (IST)

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    Independent candidate Sumalatha Ambareesh is leading with 1,26,436 votes from Mandya constituency, while CM HD Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil is trailing.

  • 5:27 PM (IST)

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  • 5:23 PM (IST)

    Tejasvi Surya thanks Bangalore South voters

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    In his tweet, he said that each vote to BJP is the common Indian's appreciation of PM Narendra Modi's lifetime of service to the motherland.

  • 5:19 PM (IST)

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  • 4:50 PM (IST)

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  • 4:27 PM (IST)

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    "We accept the result in Gulbarga, the verdict that people gave us, we are accepting it. We believe in democracy. We will discuss how to correct our mistakes and how to strengthen the party." Kharge said.

  • 4:11 PM (IST)

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  • 3:09 PM (IST)

    BJP leaves ruling coalition in tizzy

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  • 2:58 PM (IST)

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    The National Award winning actor is pitted against Rizwan Arshad of the Congress and sitting BJP MP P C Mohan. 

  • 2:56 PM (IST)

    HD Deve Gowda holds meeting for JD-S leaders at his residence in Bengaluru

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  • 2:51 PM (IST)

    BJP leader seeks Kumaraswamy's resignation

    Buoyed by the initial trends indicating a landslide victory for the BJP in Karnataka, its senior leader R Ashoka on Thursday sought the resignation of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for his Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) facing a rout in the Lok Sabha elections with its pre-poll ally Congress.

  • 2:31 PM (IST)

    BJP set to make major gains in Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka

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  • 1:56 PM (IST)

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  • 1:38 PM (IST)

    Prakash Raj leaves counting centre after realising he's losing from Bengaluru Central

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  • 1:14 PM (IST)

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  • 12:05 PM (IST)

    Senior Congress leaders HD Deve Gowda, Mallikarjun Kharge trail in Karnataka

    Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) candidate HD Deve Gowda trailing behind the Bharatiya Janata Party's GS Basavraj by 22,925 votes after four rounds of the vote count in the prestigious Tumkur parliamentary seat.

    On the other hand, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is trailing behind BJP's Umesh Jadav by 9,173 votes after the first round of counting in the Gulbarga reserved seat.

  • 11:14 AM (IST)

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  • 10:56 AM (IST)

    BJP workers celebrate at party office in Bengaluru

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  • 10:43 AM (IST)

    Sumanlatha Ambareesh leads by over 1200 votes from Mandya

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  • 10:38 AM (IST)

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  • 9:41 AM (IST)

    BJP leads in 25 seats out of 28 seats

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  • 9:15 AM (IST)

    Tejaswi Surya leads from Bangalore South

    BJP candidate Tejaswi Surya is leading from Bangalore South seat. Congress candidate BK Hariprasad trailing.

  • 9:07 AM (IST)

    Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge trails from Gulbarga seat

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  • 8:58 AM (IST)

    BJP leads in Bellary seat

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  • 8:51 AM (IST)

    HD Deve Gowda trails from Tumkur

    The former prime minister and JDS' HD Deve Gowda trailing from Tumkur.

  • 8:40 AM (IST)

    BJP leads in Bagalkot

    BJP's Gaddigoudar Parvatagouda Chandanagouda is leading from the Bagalkot constituency. He is contesting against Congress' Veena Kashappanavar.

  • 8:26 AM (IST)

    Nikhil Kumarswamy leads in Mandya

    HD Kumaraswamy's son, Nikhil Kumaraswamy is leading in Mandya. He is fighting against Congress's Sumalatha, the wife of late Ambareesh.

  • 8:20 AM (IST)

    BJP leads in Mysuru

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  • 8:09 AM (IST)

    Election counting begins at Mount Carmel College

    The counting of votes for Lok Sabha election 2019 begins at counting centre in Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru


  • 8:07 AM (IST)

    Congress candidate' Rizwan Arshad accuses Roshan Baig of supporting BJP

    Congress candidate from Bangalore Central Rizwan Arshad accused that MLA and Congress' Candidate from Shivaji Nagar, Roshan Baig has supported BJP.


  • 7:21 AM (IST)

    CM H D Kumarasway's son Nikhil Kumaraswamy offers prayer at Chamundeshwari temple in Mysuru

    Mandya Candidate and son of CM H D Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil Kumaraswamy offered prayer at Chamundeshwari temple in Mysuru.

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    HD Kumaraswamy's son, Nikhil Kumaraswamy

    India Tv - Nikhil Kumaraswamy

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    Mandya candidate Nikhil Kumaraswamy

  • 7:00 AM (IST)

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    Bengaluru South BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya has said that the BJP will do exceptionally well in Karnataka. The 28-year-old lawyer said that he is confident of his victory and hopes that he will be able to contribute to legislation and policy-making in the country. Tejasvi Surya was talking to reporters after offering morning prayers at his residence. 

  • 6:59 AM (IST)

    Tight security ahead election counting in Bengaluru

    Election counting for 2019 Lok Sabha will begin at 8 am amid tight security arrangements.

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