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Congress-JD-S alliance in Karnataka has turned out beneficial: Chidambaram

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former on Tuesday said the lesson of the 4-1 victory in the parliamentary and assembly bypolls in is that the alliance has turned out beneficial.

"The 4-1 win in the bye-elections is similar to the Test series of Indian cricket team led by Lesson to be learnt: Alliance has turned out to be beneficial," Chidambaram tweeted.

The senior leader's remarks came after the ruling coalition Janata Dal-Secular and took lead in two seats each in the vote count for the three and two assembly seats.

According to early trends at 9.45 a.m., the was expected to hold on to its Shimoga seat but might lose the Bellary seat where its trailing by over one lakh votes.

The JD-S was leading over BJP in Ramanagara and Mandya, while the was leading in Jamkhandi and Bellary.

Counting of votes began at 8 a.m. in Bellary (reserved), Mandya and Shimoga seats and Jamkhandi and Ramanagara assembly seats for the polling held on November 3.

Prior to the bypolls, the JD-S held Ramanagara and Mandya seats, while the Congress Jamakhandi and the BJP Bellary and Shimoga.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 12:18 IST
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