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Samajwadi Party bags its first seat in Karnataka

CP Yogeshwara defeated Janata Dal-S' Anita Kumaraswamy, wife of former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy

IANS  |  Bangalore 

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had campaigned for CP Yogeshwara

The (SP) Wednesday opened its account in with its candidate CP Yogeshwara winning from Channapatna, about 60 km from here.

The SP candidate, who got his party the first seat in the southern state, defeated Janata Dal-S' Anita Kumaraswamy, wife of the party's state president and former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy.

UP Chief Minister and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav had also campaigned for Yogeshwara.

First Published: Wed, May 08 2013. 13:54 IST
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