Karnataka by-polls: BJP wins Sindgi while Congress wins Hangal

Source: ANI | Published on 2nd November 2021, 6:07 PM | State News |

New Delhi :  In the Karnataka by-elections the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the Sindgi assembly constituency while the Congress claimed victory on the Hangal seat.

Bhusanur Ramesh Balappa, who was fielded by BJP, won the Sindgi constituency by 31,185 margins of votes over Congress's Ashok Mallappa Managuli.

Congress's Mane Shrinivar won the Hangal constituency by a margin of 7373 votes over the BJP's Shivaraj Sharanappa Sajjanar.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai had said that they expected competition in the Hangal seat.

"We hope that we win both constituencies. We are leading with a good margin in Sindgi, we will definitely win there. However, in Hangal half of the votes are yet to be counted. But we are confident that we will win in Hangal as well. We expected competition in the Hangal constituency. It has always been like in this, not just this time," said Bommai.

The Chief Minister's comments came after he offered prayers 'Bagina' to Kabini and KRS Reservoir in Beechanahalli in HD Kote of Mysuru district.

Talking to reporters on the occasion he said, "I am very happy to offer bagina to Kabini and KRS reservoirs. It's a good sign that both the reservoirs have filled In November itself."

The two assembly seats in Karnataka went to the polls on October 30 with 28 other assembly constituencies in various states across India.

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