Congress takes early lead in Karnataka

Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday took early leads in Karnataka as officials counted the hundreds of thousands of votes polled to pick a new assembly.

Trends available for over 130 seats after an hour of counting that began at 8 a.m. showed the Congress leading in 55 seats.

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 32 seats, the Janata Dal-Secular in 27 and the Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) of former BJP chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in 10.

Independents and smaller parties were leading in the other places.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.