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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.

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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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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.

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

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

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

Victory celebrations of Tejaswi Surya

Victory celebrations of Tejaswi Surya after winning Bangalore South Constituency  

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.

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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

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

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

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.

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. 

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

Siddaramaiah wishes Modi

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

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.

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.”

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

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  

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.

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

People’s verdict is sacrosanct: Gundu Rao

Reacting to the party's massive defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president Dinesh Gundu Rao said, "In a democracy people’s verdict is sacrosanct. I wish Mr Modi the very best and hope in his second term as PM will build a stronger, more prosperous and inclusive India."

BJP's victory in Karnataka a slap on the face for JD(S)-Congress alliance, says CT Ravi

In a press conference arranged to respond to BJP's victory in Karnataka, leader CT Ravi said that the results indicate a "slap on the face for the unholy JD(S)-Congress alliance." He adds, "The people of Karnataka people have abandoned Kumaraswamy. It is only a matter of time before his government falls."

Mandya: Sumalatha increases lead by over 15,000 votes

Independent candidate from Mandya, Sumalatha Ambareesh now leads in Mandya by 15,340 votes. Her opponent Nikhil Kumaraswamy is Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy's son. 

Karnataka LIVE: Candidates with 1 lakh+ lead

Here are the candidates who are set to win it big this time in the Lok Sabha elections.

Candidate-Party-Constituency

DK Suresh -INC-Bangalore rural
Tejasvi Surya-BJP- Bangalore South
Jigajinagi Ramesh-BJP- Bijapur
BN Bache Gowda-BJP-Chikkabalapur
Nalin Kumar Kateel-BJP-Dakshina Kannada
Prajwal Revenna-JD(S)-Hassan
Udasi SC-BJP-Haveri
S Muniswamy-BJP-Kolar
BY Raghvendra-BJP-Shivamoga
Ananth Kumar Hegde- BJP-Uttara Kannada

Bangalore Central: P.C. Mohan catching up now

In Bangalore Central, Congress candidate Rizwan Arshad's lead has seen a major dip in the last 30 minutes. Incumbent MP P.C. Mohan is catching up as the margin has reduced to 12,531 votes with the former leading the contest now. 

Uttara Kannada: Union minister Anantkumar Hegde leads by over 3.1 lakh votes

A union minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet, Anantkumar Hegde has guaranteed his win from Uttara Kannada. His majority last time was 1,40,700. The majority seems to be thrice from 2014 this time, as he leads by 3,18,825 votes now. 

Bangalore Rural: D.K. Suresh's lead touches 1 lakh

Congress candidate in Bangalore Rural, D.K. Suresh has extended his margin of lead by over 1 lakh (1,04,741) votes now.   He is the only Congress candidate in Karnataka to achieve this, until now.

Gulbarga: Mallikarjun Kharge might taste first defeat ever

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge continues to trail in Gulbarga. At present, the leader of opposition of the 16th Lok Sabha trails by 37,274 votes to BJP's Umesh G Jadhav

Shimoga: BY Raghavendra's lead crosses 1 lakh

BJP's Karnataka state president B.S. Yeddyurappa's son B.Y. Raghavendra now leads by over a lakh votes in Shimoga (1,12,320). In 2014, BSY represented the constituency after he garnered a majority of  3,63,305 votes. 

Mandya: Dummy Sumalathas make it a pricey contest

Apart from Sumalatha Ambareesh, there are three other Sumalathas in the fray. And as of now, they have together received around 3000 votes, much more than the lead of Nikhil Kumaraswamy.

Tejasvi Surya's lead crosses 1 lakh

BJP's youngest candidate Tejasvi Surya's lead in Bangalore South has crossed over 1 lakh votes now. He is taking on Congress' Rajya Sabha MP B.K. Hariprasad from the constituency. 

Ananthkumar Hegde takes an unbeatable lead

BJP's Ananthkumar Hegde has taken an unassailable lead over Anand Asnotikar of the Congress in Uttara Kannada. He is leading by over 1,20,000 votes. This could well be the biggest margin in the state so far.

BJP secures clear lead, Cong-JD(S) struggle in Karnataka

At 10.30 am, BJP has clearly shown their might by grappling a majority of the seats by leading at 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka. At the same time coalition partners Congress and JD(S) could secure only 4 seats, both parties leading at two seats each.

Quick Check: Karnataka MLA bypoll leads

Meanwhile, let's quickly check the Karnataka MLA bypoll leads. Congress can take solace in Karnataka that their candidate Kusumavati is leading in Kundgol (leading by 2635 votes), while BJP candidate Umesh Yadav is gaining ground in Chincholi (4597 votes lead). 

Bangalore Central becomes a keen a contest

In Bangalore Central BJP candidate PC Mohan is leading by 2,518 votes at present. While he has secured 1,27,616, Congress candidate Rizwan Arshad has won 1,25,098 votes till now. Prakash Raj is the independent candidate contesting from the same constituency. 

PC Mohan 

Key candidates: Trends at 10.10 am

Candidate-Constituency-LIVE Trend

Sumalatha - Mandya - trailing
Nikhil Kumaraswamy - Mandya - leading
P.C. Mohan-Bangalore Central-leading
Prakash Raj - Bangalore Central - trailing
Tejasvi Surya - Bangalore South - leading
Veerappa Moily - Chikkballapur - trailing
Nalin Kumar Kateel - Dakshin Kannada - leading
Mallikarjun Kharge - Gulbarga - trailing
Prajwal Revanna - Hassan - leading
Pratap Simha - Mysore - leading
B Y Raghavendra - Shivamogga - leading
H D Devegowda - Tumkur - leading
Anantkumar Hegde - Uttara Kannada - leading

Bangalore South will go to BJP again, says Tejaswini Ananth Kumar

Wishing BJP's youngest candidate Tejasvi Surya all the best, wife of former union minister and Bangalore South MP Tejaswini Ananth Kumar tweeted, "Bengaluru South will be going to BJP again. The constituency which opened the BJP account in South India by @AnanthKumar_BJP in 1991 and he held this constituency 6 times with hard work & clean hands since 1996 for @BJP4India."

Also read: Tejaswini Ananth Kumar tweets of a ‘broken’ heart and talks peace

Big upset awaits Cong-JD(S) at Mandya? Let's wait and watch

The lead for Nikhil Kumaraswamy against Sumalatha after the first round in Mandya is very slender. Not more than 300. The same might turn out to be an upset victory if the independent candidate wins against the mighty coalition. 

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

Battle for Mandya toughest in Karnataka

Sumalatha Vs Nikhil: This is a keen fight and looks like the leads are very thin. Some TV channels are going with a Nikhil lead and some with a Sumalatha lead. Looks like the leads if any, are thin and are shifting.

Congress leads only in 2 seats in Karnataka

For the Congress party in Karnataka, only Dhruvanarayana from Chamarajnagar and D.K. Suresh from Bangalore Rural are leading at the moment. 

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.