Karnataka Assembly Polls: Former CM Yediyurappa visits temple before casting vote in Shivamogga
10 May, 2023 | Vaishali Sharma
Former Karnataka CM and BJP leader BS Yediyurappa voted in the Karnataka Assembly elections on Wednesday at Adalitha Soudha in Shivamogga and urged people to vote.
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader BS Yediyurappa voted in the Karnataka Assembly elections on Wednesday at Adalitha Soudha in Shivamogga and urged people to vote.
“I request all people to cast their votes as early as possible. I am 100 per cent sure they will vote in favour of the BJP. More than 75-80 per cent will support BJP. We will win 130-135 seats,” the former chief minister said after casting his vote. “We will get absolute majority and will form the government, there is no doubt about it. People’s responses are very good in the state and on that basis, I am telling you we are going to get a majority,” he added.
Yediyurappa and his family visited the ancestral temple at Raghavendra Swamy Mutt in Shikaripura before heading to the polling station to vote.
Karnataka Minister CN Ashwath Narayan also voted at a polling station in Bengaluru and urged people to vote.
“I request all people to come and cast their votes,” he said.
The polling for the Karnataka Assembly elections began at 7 am amid tight security and will continue till 6 pm.
The voting is being held for 224 assembly constituencies in Karnataka with 2,615 candidates in the fray. The fate of the candidates will be known on May 13, the day of the counting of votes. Polling is scheduled across 58,545 polling stations including auxiliary polling stations.