Karnataka Results 2023 Live Updates: The results of the elections for 224 parliamentary seats in Karnataka will be out soon. Counting of votes will begin at 8 am in 36 centers across the state. 2,615 candidates are participating in the fray. The picture is expected to be revealed by the afternoon.
In the poll held on May 10, the participation rate was 73.19 percent by 6 p.m., which is the highest ever recorded in the southern state. 11.71 million new voters cast their ballots for the first time, playing a decisive role. The magic number of the majority of the State Assembly is 113 seats. Currently, there is a direct contest between the Congress and the BJP. At the same time, JDS calls itself a kingmaker.
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Yatindra Siddaramaiah, Congress leader and son of former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, says, “We will do everything to ensure that the BJP does not come to power… For the sake of Karnataka, my father should be the Chief Minister.”
Karnataka: Congress leader and former Union minister K Rahman Khan said today is a big day. We are confident that the Congress will emerge victorious. We must obtain a significant majority with more than 120 mandates. Not just the exit polls predicting a Congress victory, it is also visible at the ground level, people want change.
Bengaluru: Congress leader Salim Ahmed has said that the Congress will once again form the government with a majority. We are sure. According to Congress leader Salim Ahmed, the people of Karnataka are looking for a change, they are fed up with the current government.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said to wait for another 2-3 hours for the results… we are expecting good things. I have no claim, I have a small party, how can I claim?
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