Congress wrests Mysore seat from BJP (Lead)

May 16th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) According to the latest trends in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 17 seats, Congress in seven and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in three. The Congress has wrested the Mysore Lok Sabha seat from the BJP, in the first result declared in the state.
Congress nominee A.H. Vishwanath defeated BJP’s C.H. Vijayashankar by a margin of 7,691 votes, poll panel officials said.

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