Cong, BJP, JDS bag one council seat each

Cong, BJP, JDS bag one council seat each

Cong, BJP, JDS bag one council seat each

The ruling Congress and opposition BJP and JD(S) today bagged one Legislative Council seat each in the biennial elections for teachers and graduates constituencies held on June 20.

Elections were held for two graduates and teachers constituencies each.

JD(S) candidate Puttanna won the Bangalore Teachers constituency by securing 8,531 votes, while his closest rival M Neelaiah of the BJP got 5,531 votes, officials said.

Congress' Sharanappa Mattur won the North-East Teachers constituency by securing 9,022 votes, while Shashil G Namoshi of BJP, a three-time MLC, secured 6,933 votes.

S V Sanakanur of BJP bagged the West graduates constituency by securing 22,506 votes over his closest rival Vasant Basavaraj Horatti of the JD(S) who got 8,574 votes.
Result for South-East Graduates constituency was yet to be declared.

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