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K'taka polls: BJP ahead in 14, Congress in 6 seats in initial trends

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

BJP was leading in 14 seats and the in six in the elections as per initial trends available after one hour of counting today.

was trailing by about 8,000 votes in Chamundeshwari seat, official sources said.

JD(S) was leading in one seat, Ramanagara, where its leader H D Kumaraswamy was ahead by about 1,000 votes.

Others was leading in one seat.

The counting of votes in the May 12 elections to 222 of the 224 assembly constituencies began at 8 am.

Polling for R R Nagar seat was deferred on account of alleged electoral malpractices, while it was countermanded in Jayanagar seat following the death of the BJP candidate.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 09:15 IST