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Karnataka Bangalore Results 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP sweeps Karnataka with huge margins; winning 25 of 28 seats

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.

Written by Ralph Alex Arakal , Darshan Devaiah BP , Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Mandya, Mysuru | Updated: May 24, 2019 10:29:23 pm
Bangalore-BJP-Bengaluru-Office-celebrations-lok-sabha-elections-2019 BJP supporters celebrate outside the party office in Bengaluru as counting progress in 28 constituencies in Karnataka. Express Photo/Manoj Kumar R

Karnataka Bangalore Results 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: The saffron wave has swept Karnataka with the BJP winning 25 of 28 seats in the state. The ruling Congress JD(S) alliance, meanwhile, has two tickets. With the win, the BJP has registered nearly 8 per cent surge in vote share when compared to the 2014 polls.

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Independent candidate Sumalatha Ambareesh, who was supported by BJP, won from Mandya. Tejasvi Surya, who was fielded from late Union Minister Ananth Kumar’s seat won with a margin of more than three lakh votes. The election also saw several Congress and JD(S) stalwarts losing their deposits. While former prime minister and JD(S) leader H D Devegowda lost in Tumkur, Congress’s Mallikarjun Kharge, Veerappa Moily and K H Muniyappa lost in Kalaburagi, Chikkaballapur and Kolar respectively.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP had emerged as the single largest party in the state with 17 seats and a vote share of 43.4 per cent. Congress and JD(S) had won 9 seats with 41.2 per cent votes and two seats with 11 per cent votes respectively.

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    11:32 (IST)24 May 2019
    BJP's vote share surges in Karnataka

    With a nearly eight per cent surge in vote share over its performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in Karnataka registered its biggest-ever victory in the state winning 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats. The party managed to garner 51.2 per cent of the votes, outdoing its 2014 performance when it received 43.37 per cent of the votes.

    20:23 (IST)23 May 2019
    Final results tally in  Karnataka 

    Final results tally in  Karnataka 

    Name of  constituency- Candidate-Party-Margin

    Bangalore Rural - DK Suresh - INC- 2,06,870 
    Bijapur - Jigajinagi Ramesh - BJP -2,58,038
    Haveri - S. Muniswamy - BJP- 2,97,097
    Koppal-Karadi Sanganna Amarappa BJP-38,397
    Bellary-Y Devendrappa-BJP-55707
    Bidar-Bhagwanth Khuba-BJP-116834
    Chikkballapur-B.N.Bache Gowda-BJP-182110
    Chitradurga- A Narayanaswamy-BJP-80178
    Dakshina Kannada- Nalin Kumar Kateel-BJP-274621
    Dharwad- Pralhad Joshi-BJP-205072
    Hassan- Prajwal Revanna-JD(S)-141324
    Shivamoga-BY Raghavendra-BJP-223360
    Uttara Kannada- Anantkumar Hegde- BJP-479649
    Bangalore Central-PC Mohan-BJP-70968
    Bangalore North-D.V. Sadananda Gowda-BJP-147518
    Bangalore South- Tejasvi Surya-BJP-331192
    Mandya-Sumalatha-IND-125876
    Mysore-Kodagu-Prathap Shima-BJP-138647
    Raichur-Raja Amareshwara Naik- BJP-117716
    Tumkur-GS Basavaraj-BJP-13339
    Udupi-Chikmagalur-Shoba Karandlaje-BJP-349599
    Chikkodi-Annasaheb Shankar Jolle-BJP-118877
    Davanagere-G M Siddeshwara-BJP-169702
    Gulbarga-Dr Umesh Jadhav-BJP-95452
    Kolar-S. Muniswamy-BJP-210021(Yet to be declared)
    Bagalkot-Gaddigoudar Parvatagouda Chandanagouda-BJP-168187
    Belgaum-Angadi Suresh-BJP-375926
    Chamarajanagara- V. Srinivas Prasad-BJP-1817

    19:32 (IST)23 May 2019
    Results declared for the following constituencies in Karnataka

    Results declared for the following constituencies in Karnataka at 7.30 pm 

    Bangalore Rural - DK Suresh - INC- 2,06,870 (margin)

    Bijapur - Jigajinagi Ramesh - BJP -2,58,038

    Haveri - S. Muniswamy - BJP- 2,97,097

    Koppal-Karadi Sanganna Amarappa BJP-38,397

    Bellary-Y Devendrappa-BJP-55707

    Bidar-Bhagwanth Khuba-BJP-116834

    Chikkballapur-B.N.Bache Gowda-BJP-182110

    Chitradurga- A Narayanaswamy-BJP-80178

    Dakshina Kannada- Nalin Kumar Kateel-BJP-274621

    Dharwad- Pralhad Joshi-BJP-205072

    Hassan- Prajwal Revanna-JD(S)-141324

    Shivamoga-BY Raghavendra-BJP-223360

    Uttara Kannada- Anantkumar Hegde- BJP-479649

    Bangalore Central-PC Mohan-BJP-70968

    Bangalore North-D.V. Sadananda Gowda-BJP-147518

    Bangalore South- Tejasvi Surya-BJP-331192

    19:03 (IST)23 May 2019
    Results declared for the following constituencies in Karnataka

    Results declared for the following constituencies in Karnataka


    Bangalore Rural - DK Suresh - INC- 2,06,870 (margin)
    Bijapur - Jigajinagi Ramesh - BJP -2,58,038
    Haveri - S. Muniswamy - BJP- 2,97,097
    Koppal-Karadi Sanganna Amarappa BJP-38,397
    Bellary-Y Devendrappa-BJP-55707
    Bidar-Bhagwanth Khuba-BJP-116834
    Chikkballapur-B.N.Bache Gowda-BJP-182110
    Chitradurga- A Narayanaswamy-BJP-80178
    Dakshina Kannada- Nalin Kumar Kateel-BJP-274621
    Dharwad- Pralhad Joshi-BJP-205072
    Hassan- Prajwal Revanna-JD(S)-141324
    Shivamoga-BY Raghavendra-BJP-223360
    Uttara Kannada- Anantkumar Hegde- BJP-479649

    18:35 (IST)23 May 2019
    Victory celebrations of Tejaswi Surya

    Victory celebrations of Tejaswi Surya after winning Bangalore South Constituency  

    18:29 (IST)23 May 2019
    Crucial Karnataka cabinet meeting tomorrow

    Karnataka cabinet meeting has been called by CM H D Kumaraswamy tomorrow at 12 noon, a JD(S) legislature party meeting has also been called at 4 pm tomorrow in Bengaluru.

    18:24 (IST)23 May 2019
    Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and says results are unexpected.

    18:17 (IST)23 May 2019
    Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi and says results are unexpected.

    18:09 (IST)23 May 2019
    JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda congratulates PM Narendra Modi

    JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda congratulates PM Narendra Modi and thanked JD(s) and Congress workers

    18:02 (IST)23 May 2019
    Bangalore votes big for BJP; throws no surprises

    Bangalore voted for the BJP in a big way and gave good leads to two of the three BJP candidates in the city. 

    Read: Bangalore votes big for BJP; throws no surprises

    17:13 (IST)23 May 2019
    Anant Kumar Hegde wins by a margin of 4,79,649 votes

    Anant Kumar Hegde wins by a margin of 4,79,649 votes from Uttara Kannada constituency. He is the current Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the Member of Parliament for Uttara Kannada constituency from BJP.

    17:05 (IST)23 May 2019
    Tejasvi Surya thanks Bangalore South voters

    BJP's youngest candidate Tejasvi Surya wrote a thank you note on Twitter.  "Bengaluru South, you have given me so much love. You made history today. Come, let's firmly put #Bengaluru on the global map," he wrote. 

    17:01 (IST)23 May 2019
    Following constituencies results declared by Election Commission

    Following constituencies results declared by Election Commission


    Bangalore Rural - DK Suresh - INC- 2,06,870 (margin)
    Bijapur - Jigajinagi Ramesh - BJP -2,58,038
    Haveri - S. Muniswamy - BJP- 2,97,097
    Koppal-Karadi Sanganna Amarappa BJP-38,397

    16:54 (IST)23 May 2019
    Siddaramaiah wishes Modi

    Karnataka Congress Legislative Party Chief Siddaramaiah wishes PM Narendra Modi for their victory in Lok Sabha polls. 

    16:46 (IST)23 May 2019
    Yeddyurappa to wait and watch to decide his next course of action on Congress- JD (S) coalition

    Yeddyurappa says he will see what the Congress- JD (S) coalition will do next and decide his next course of action, when asked whether he wants coalition govt to resign. He says he is going to Delhi tomorrow to meet the high command to decide next course of action in Karnataka.

    16:44 (IST)23 May 2019
    Mallikarjun Kharge concedes defeat in Gulbarga

    Mallikarjun Kharge, Senior Congress leader and Gulbarga candidate said, “We accept the result in Gulbarga, the verdict that people gave us, we are accepting it.”

    15:39 (IST)23 May 2019
    BS Yeddyurappa to address the press conference

    BS Yeddyurappa to address the press conference at BJP Karnataka headquarters after party leading in 24 constituencies in the state.

    Express Photo by Manoj Kumar R

    15:32 (IST)23 May 2019
    Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge congrtulates Umesh G Jadhav

    Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge congrtulates Umesh G Jadhav for winning Gulbarga constiuncy against senior congress leader Malikarjuna Kharge  

    15:22 (IST)23 May 2019
    JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda meets JD(S) party leaders

    JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda has called a meeting of JD(S) leaders at his residence. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Sa Ra Mahesh, KM Shivalinge Gowda and other party leaders are present at the meeting.

    15:16 (IST)23 May 2019
    BJP sweeps Karnataka; shakes Cong-JD (S) coalition govt

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to sweep Karnataka with more than 24 seats if trends are to go by. Many big names are likely to bite the dust and some political careers will certainly end.

    Read: BJP sweeps Karnataka; shakes Cong-JD (S) coalition govt

    Karnataka Election Results 2019 Highlights: The campaign had been intense, personal and no-holds-barred. While the Deve Gowda family is fighting for its prestige and relevance in the state, BJP is angling to add more seats to its kitty, and the Congress is fighting to stop the march of the BJP.

    Meanwhile, according to Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar, almost all results will be out between 3 pm and 6 pm. “One round of counting takes 45 minutes. For five rounds, it will take 3.45 hours. In some cases, it can exceed four hours...We will have to count 40 VVPATs in every parliamentary constituency. So, between 3 pm and 6 pm, almost all the results should be out," he told reporters.

    Counting of votes progresses at 28 centres across the state. Votes are going to be counted in 18 to 33 rounds depending on the size of the electorate and number of polling stations in a particular Lok Sabha constituency. Votes polled for assembly seats Chincholi and Kundgol those went to by-poll on May 19 are also counted on Thursday.

    This time around, we bring you the important constituencies, the big fights, the do-or-die battles from all over Karnataka.

    Click here to read Karnataka big fight: Can Cong-JD(S) keep BJP away?

    In Mandya, the Congress-JD(S)coalition government and the Chief Minister himself is fighting a battle of prestige. While Kumaraswamy hopes to give his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy a perfect start for his political career, his opponent Sumalatha Ambareesh is hopeful of cashing in her husband's popular political legacy.

    Also read: In Mandya, Sumalatha wants to cash in husband Ambareesh’s legacy

    Meanwhile, CM Kumaraswamy's father and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda is in the fray from Tumkur. The 86-year-old veteran hopes to garner some support for a bigger role at the national level, in case of a fractured mandate at the centre.

    Also read: Karnataka Polls: Deva Gowda on a strong wicket in Tumkur

    Senior Congress leader from Gulbarga Karnataka Mallikarjun Kharge, has never tasted defeat across the 11 elections he has contested from here(including state legislative assembly elections), since the 1970s. It is an exciting contest to watch.

    Also read: In Mallikarjun Kharge’s seat, it’s his work vs Modi’s, as BJP pitch focuses on PM

    Different from constituencies popular for hosting senior candidates, Bangalore South hit headlines as BJP fielded 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya as their youngest candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Also Karnataka's BJP IT Cell head, Tejasvi was picked over Tejaswini, widow of former union minister Ananth Kumar from this constituency. He takes on Congress' Rajya Sabha MP B K Hariprasad in his debut contest.

    Also read: Bangalore South: In BJP bastion, ‘Modi fanboy’ invokes patriotism, Congress sniffs a chance

    At Bangalore North, Congress minister Krishna Byre Gowda is expected to give tough competition to sitting MP D.V. Sadananda Gowda. A minister in the H D Kumaraswamy Cabinet, KBG, as he is known, is one of the most promising Vokkaliga leaders in the Congress and its urbane, suave face.

    Also read: Ahead of PM Modi’s rally in Bengaluru, Congress releases video: ‘Where’s 2014 report card?’

    Meanwhile, Bangalore Central expects a three-corner contest with multilingual actor Prakash Raj jumping into the fray as an independent candidate. The Congress, which holds five of the eight assembly segments of the Bangalore Central parliament constituency, is confident of overthrowing the BJP from the seat.

    Also read: Bangalore Central: Will Congress unseat the BJP?

    We also take a look at how Bengaluru went to vote across all the three constituencies and why the city has such a poor voter turnout.