Karnataka municipal election result 2018 LIVE updates: Independent Ajith Karajagi is kingmaker in Sankeshwar as BJP, Congress draw at 11

Karnataka municipal election result 2018 LIVE updates: Independent Ajith Karajagi is kingmaker in Sankeshwar as BJP, Congress draw at 11

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Karnataka municipal election result 2018 latest updates: ​In the Yelbarga Town Panchayat, there were 15 seats in total, out of which BJP has won 11 and Congress managed just 3 along with 1 independent victory. Whereas, in Koppal Municipal Council, out of the 31 total seats, 15 landed with Congress while BJP managed 10 and 2 went to JDS. 4 seats were also won by independent candidates. Moreover, in the Gangavati Municipal Council, Congress took home 17 seats, beating BJP by just 3 seats (14) and 2 seats each went to JD(S) and independents.

All the 31 wards in Nippani muncipality have been won by independent candidates. It is the hometown of BJP MLA Shashikala Jolle.

Out of the 23 municipality seats in Sankeshwar, Congress has won 11 seats while BJP too manged to gather 11 seats. Thus, the independent candidate, Ajith Karajagi, is now the kingmaker to decide the fate of the urban local body.

BJP has swept the Puttur city municipal council with 25 seats, Congress gets 4 while SDPI secures 2 out of the total 21 seats in fray. BJP won 13 seats to the Tumkur Municipal Corporation, followed by the JD(S) at seven seats. The Congress won just in three wards while Independent candidates won two wards each.

Counting for the Hallikhed TMC is over, where Congress has emerged victorious in 13 wards, followed by BJP (5) and JD(S) (3).

The EC officials declared the final results of the Hire...

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