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regular-article-logo Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Congress surpasses 113-seat majority mark required for government formation in Karnataka

The BJP has won 55 seats while the JD(S) emerged victorious in 18 seats, according to the latest data by Election Commission

PTI Bengaluru Published 13.05.23, 05:53 PM
Congress workers celebrating their victory over BJP

Congress workers celebrating their victory over BJP PTI photo

The Congress crossed the 113-seat mark in the Assembly elections, the majority required to form the government, in Karnataka.

According to the Election Commission website, the party won 119 seats and was leading in 17 constituencies.

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On the other hand, the BJP won 55 seats and was ahead in 9 segments. The JD(S) emerged victorious in 18 seats and was leading in two constituencies.

Two independents, one candidate each from 'Kalyana Rajya Pragathi Paksha' and 'Sarvodaya Karnataka Paksha' won.

Elections to the 224-member Assembly took place on Wednesday.

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