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Win for Congress in Karnataka local polls

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 4, 2018, 1:18 am IST
Updated Sep 4, 2018, 1:18 am IST
The Congress and JD(S) are likely to strike a pact to come to power in both corporations like they did to form a coalition.
Congress logo.
 Congress logo.

Bengaluru: After a severe blow in the recent Assembly polls when it lost more than 40 seats, the Congress party made a remarkable comeback in the prestigious elections to more than a hundred urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state winning 946 of the 2,709 seats for which polls were held with the saffron party coming second with 875 and the JD (S) at third place with 345 seats. 

Of the three city corporations which faced the polls, the BJP won Shivamogga-hometown of its state president B.S. Yeddyurappa but could not get  a clear majority in Tumakuru and Mysuru where it emerged as the single largest party. The Congress and JD(S) are likely to strike a pact to come to power in both corporations like they did to form a coalition.

 

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Location: India, Karnataka




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