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BJP victorious in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi Zilla Panchayats

BJP victorious in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi Zilla Panchayats


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Feb 23, 2016: The BJP is riding high in the Zilla Panchayat elections, counting of which is being held on February 23, Tuesday. The party has won in both Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Zilla Panchayats. In Dakshina Kannada the party won in 21 seats, while the Congress has to be satisfied with just 15 seats.In Udupi Zilla Panchayat, the BJP won in 20 seats and the Congress in only 6 seats.

 

ZP results

 

ZP results


The process of counting of votes polled during the February 20 Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat  elections commenced at various counting centres across DK and Udupi districts on February 23, Tuesday morning.

 

ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


ZP TP results


The first result in Mangaluru  Taluk Panchayat  brought cheers  in the Congress camp when  B K Abdul Jabbar was declared the winner. The BJP suffered a setback in Sajipamunnur where the party candidate and former district BJP Chief Padmanabha Kottary was defeated by Congress candidate Chandra Prakash Shetty.  In Kolnad too  Congress candidate MS  Mohammad was the winner while in Perdoor  in Udupi district , the BJP has suffered another setback with the defeat of former ZP Chief Shanker Poojary.

 

Zilla and Taluk Panchayat election counting


Zilla and Taluk Panchayat election counting


Zilla and Taluk Panchayat election counting


Zilla and Taluk Panchayat election counting


Zilla and Taluk Panchayat election counting


Elections were held to a total of 36 Zilla Panchayat and 136 Taluk Panchayat seats in Dakshina Kannada and 26 Zilla Panchayat and 98 Taluk Panchayat seats in Udupi districts.

Counting is underway  at Mahatma Gandhi Centenary School, Bondel, Mangaluru, Infant Jesus English and Kannada Medium School, Modankapu, Bantwal, SDM PU College, Ujire, Vivekananda English Medium School, Tenkila, Puttur and Nehru Memorial College, Sullia.

 

In Golthamajalu Kamalakshi Poojary of BJP declared winner and in Maani Manjula Madhav Mane of Congress defeated KT Shailaja. Meanwhile in Puttige and Pudu Sucharitha Shetty and Ravindra of BJP declared winner respectively.  In Sarapady, Neermarga and Kurnadu congress gained upperhand in which Padmashekar, Seema D’Souza and Mamatha Gatti declared to be victorious. While in Shirtady BJP candidate defeated Sumitra and in Yedapadav  Jadardhan Gowda of BJP declared to be winner.

BJP showed their dominance in Sullia Constituency again with Harish, SN Manmatha, Asha Thimmappa and Pushpavathi of BJP went on to be victorious in Aranthodu, Bellare, Guthigaaru and Jalsoor respectively.Congress secured lead in Naravi, Kuwetu, Aladangady meanwhile BJP also secured lead in Dharmastala, Nelyadi, Panaje.


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Lamvia Rodriges, Kundapur Wed, February-24-2016, 1:07

Congratulations to all the candidates.

Santhosh, Bantwal Tue, February-23-2016, 10:55

BJP has won and seen victory in DK and Udupi. Now its the duty to look upon the welfare of people

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