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EC clears 1 held up poll result in Karnataka

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

The (EC) late on Tuesday cleared the result for Hubballi-(central) Assembly segment, which was held up over the issue of mock slips not being cleared from the Machine (EVM)'s control unit.

"As few mock slips weren't cleared from the control unit of the EVM after a mock poll, we (state poll panel) had sought the permission of the Commission to count the (VVPAT) slips instead," state's told IANS here.

nominee Jagadish Shettar was declared winner from the seat.

Shettar, who was from 2012-13, won over candidate by a margin of 20,944 votes.

Of the results declared for all the 222 assembly segments, BJP won 104, 78 and JD-S 37, while others got three seats.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 00:46 IST
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