Bellary City constituency lies in the Bellary district and Central Karnataka. In 2018 elections, the Congress has fielded Anil H Lad against Mohamad Iqbal Hothur of the JDS and G Somasekhara Reddy of the BJP. There are a total of 2,28,051 voters in the constituency which includes 1,12,716 male and 1,15,293 female and 18 others. The electorate sex ratio in the constituency is 102.27 and the approximate literacy rate is 78%.
In 2013 Karnataka Assembly Elections, Lad had won the election after he received 52,098 votes defeating Munna of the JDS who got 16,285 votes and Guttiganuru Virupaksha Gouda of the BJP who got just 5646 votes.
Here are the LIVE updates of Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results:
3:10pm: Congress candidate Anil H Lad is behind BJP’s G Somasekhara Reddy by a margin of 16649 votes.
1:28pm: BJP leading the tally with a margin of 17843 votes. In 2013, Congress seat contested by Anil Lad won the constituency by 18200 votes.
12:03pm: BJP’s G Somasekhara Reddy has got 24560 votes so far, counting underway.
11:27am: Congress is behind BJP as the party has got only 15176 votes till now, counting in progress.
10:55am: BJP’s G Somasekhara Reddy is inching towards a comfortable victory with as much as 10319 votes.
10:45am: Indian National Congress candidate Anil H Lad trailing behind BJP with 6896 votes, counting underway.
9:15am : BJP has got 1000 votes, counting underway.
8:50am: BJP’s G Somasekhara Reddy is leading from Bellary City Constituency.