Kanakapura constituency is famous for the production of silk and granite. For 2018 Assembly elections, JDS’ Narayana Gowda is contesting against Nandini Gowda of the BJP and Congress’ DK Shivakumar. A total of 1,68,590 votes were cast in the 2013 assembly elections of which 1,07,874 voters were male, 1,07,456 were female and 16 transgender.
In 2013, Shivakumar won the election after receiving 1,00,007 votes and defeated PGR Sindhia of the JDS who got 68,583 votes. Though the Congress has again fielded Shivakumar, it will be interesting to see which candidate will get the maximum support in 2018 Karnataka Elections.
Here are the LIVE updates of Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results:
3:18pm: Janata Dal (Secular) is trailing behind Congress by a margin of 79579 votes.
1:27pm: In Kanakapura, Congress is leading the tally with a margin of 74697 votes. In 2013, the party won the seat with a margin of 31424 votes.
12:05pm: Congress candidate D K Shivakumar leading from Kanakapura seat by 41,035 votes over JDS’s Narayana Gowda.
11:16am: BJP’s Nandini Gowda is currently at the 3rd position with 2800 votes, counting in progress.
11:00am: Congress has got as much as 33471 votes, counting underway.
10:10am: JDS’s Narayana Gowda is trailing behind Congress with 8896 votes, counting underway.
9:48am: DK Shivakumar has got 10112 votes, counting underway.
9:03am: Congress’ D K Shivakumar is leading in Kanakapura constituency.