High-Stakes Battle: BJP Leads in Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha Segment

In the high-stakes Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha segment, Dr. C N Manjunath of BJP is leading by 51,869 votes against Congress MP D K Suresh. The contest sees BJP collaborating with JD(S), making Manjunath their joint candidate.


PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: 04-06-2024 11:23 IST | Created: 04-06-2024 11:23 IST
High-Stakes Battle: BJP Leads in Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha Segment
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In a critical development, Dr. C N Manjunath of BJP is leading in the Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha segment, outpacing incumbent Congress MP D K Suresh by a significant margin of 51,869 votes. The current data reveals Manjunath has garnered 1,51,538 votes to Suresh's 99,669, cementing a strong position for the BJP-JD(S) alliance.

The joint candidacy of Manjunath comes as part of a strategic arrangement between BJP and JD(S) coalition partners, intensifying the election dynamics in Karnataka. This development is particularly notable as Suresh was the only Congress victor in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state.

As the votes are being tallied, the Election Commission's latest update highlights the tightening race, reflecting the volatile political landscape of the region. Stakeholders and observers are keenly monitoring the unfolding events as the high-stakes contest progresses.

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