Bengaluru, May 15: The infrastructural development across the country pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is today leading Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the way of registering a historic victory in Karnataka Assembly polls. Notably, counting of votes for the Karnataka assembly elections is underway at 283 centres across the state.
UPDATE on Karnataka polls as on 12.30 PM
According to the trends available as on 12.30 pm, BJP is all set to form the government as it is leading on 113 out of 224 seats in Karnataka with the vote share of 37.1%. On the other side, Congress is only leading on only 68 seats with the vote share of 37.9% while Deve Gowda led Janata Dal (S) is nowhere in the contest as it is leading on 38 seats the vote share of 17.4%. Independent candidates are leading on 2 seats.
The result on 50 seats of 224 Karnataka Assembly constituencies been declared so far and according to it, BJP has won 37 seats while Congress bagged only 13.
Seats won by BJP, Congress, JDS are as follows:
Polling was held for 222 seats out of total 224 was held on 12th of this month. Election in Jayanagar Assembly constituency was countermanded following the death of BJP candidate while in Rajarajeswari Nagar Assembly seat it was deferred on account of electoral malpractices. The fate of over 2,600 candidates is being decided today.