Of 23 wards in Shikaripura that went to polls Saturday, the Congress has won in 12, the BJP 8 and independents in 3. The BJP's performance has not been that good in other Urban Local Bodies (ULB)s of Shivamogga district, considered as its bastion.
Karnataka Bangalore Lok Sabha Results 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP has won with huge margins across the state, with Union Minister Ananthkumar Hegde winning with a margin of more than four lakh votes. Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South has won with a margin of more than three lakh votes. This is the real nature of the victory of the BJP. Huge and it has swept away all opponents.
BS Yeddyurappa said, "Yesterday's (Tuesday) action of destroying terror hideouts by entering inside Pakistan has resulted in a pro-Modi wave in the country, the results of which can be seen in coming Lok Sabha polls."
Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning due to pancreatic cancer. Through the years, he has managed to be one of the men that found a place in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in NDA-I to NDA-II under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
From a second Supreme Court hearing on Karnataka’s fate to BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa’s resignation in Vidhan Soudha, the southern state witnessed a high voltage political drama on Saturday. As HD Kumaraswamy is likely to be sworn in as the new Chief Minister, here is a wrap of Saturday’s crucial developments.