Karnataka gram panchayat election results 2020 UPDATES: BJP leads on 5,255 seats, Congress ahead on 3090

Counting for the Karnataka local body elections is underway in different parts of the state, including Shivamogga and Davanagere. This is the second phase of gram panchayat elections in the state.

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Karnataka gram panchayat election results 2020 UPDATES: Counting underway, BJP races ahead

New Delhi: Counting for the Karnataka local body elections is underway in different parts of the state, including Shivamogga and Davanagere. This is the second phase of gram panchayat elections in the state. Voting for the same had taken place on Sunday.

Preparations were undertaken throughout the state for two-phase polls.

“Polling to 5,762 out of the total 6,004 gram panchayats will be held in two phases on December 22 and December 27. Meanwhile, counting will be held on December 30,” Karnataka State Election Commission said.

The three main parties that contested the polls are Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular.

UPDATES:

# BJP is leading in 5,255 seats, Congress 3,090 and JD(S) 1,565.

# BJP is leading in 4,750 seats, Congress 2,572 and JD(S) 1,341.

# BJP leads in 4,228 seats, Congress 2,265, JD(S) 1,167

# BJP is leading in 4,180 gram panchayats, Congress 2,170 and JD(S) 1,130.

# BJP is leading ahead in 3,873 seats, while its main rival Congress is leading on 1,988 seats.

# Elections were held for 43,238 seats in the first phase on December 22, while voting took place for 39,378 seats in the second phase on December 27. A total of 2,22,814 candidates were in the fray.

# While the first phase had seen a voter turnout of about 82 per cent, it was around 80 per cent in the second phase.

 

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