Karnataka election results: BJP's CM face BS Yeddyurappa wins

BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa was on Tuesday elected to the Karnataka Assembly from Shikaripura by 35,397 votes, the Election Commission announced.

Karnataka election results: BJP's CM face BS Yeddyurappa wins
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Bengaluru: BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa was on Tuesday elected to the Karnataka Assembly from Shikaripura by 35,397 votes, the Election Commission announced.

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Yeddyurappa, 75, defeated Congress nominee Goni Malatesha and seven others in his home constituency. This was the Bharatiya Janta Party leader`s eighth victory from Shikaripura since 1983.

Yeddyurappa, the BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Shivamogga district, has lost only the 1999 Assembly election.

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