Prominent winners and losers in Karnataka assembly poll

May 25th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin  


Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Following is the list of prominent winners and losers in the Karnataka assembly poll, results of which were announced Sunday. Winners:

Shikaripura: BJP’s chief ministerial candidate B.S. Yediyurappa

Chittapur (SC): State Congress chief Mallikarjuna Kharge

Ramanagara: Former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy of JD-S

Holenarasipura: Kumaraswamy’s elder brother H.D. Revanna.

Bellary City: Mining magnate G. Somasekhara Reddy of BJP

Shiggaon: BJP’s Basavaraj Bommai, son former chief minister S.R. Bommai

Losers:

Jewargi: Former Congress chief minister Dharam Singh

Haliyal: Former Congress minister R.V. Deshpande

Srirangapatna: Film actor and union minister of state for information and broadcasting M.H. Ambareesh.

Gadag: Former Congress minister H.K. Patil

Shikaripura: Former chief minister and state Samajwadi Party chief S. Bangarappa

Soraba: Kumar Bangarappa and Madhu Bangarappa, sons of Bangarappa

Humnabad: JD-S state chief Merajuddin Patel

Ramanagara: Mamatha Nichani, daughter of former chief minister Ramakrishna Hegde

Chamarajanagar: Vatal Nagaraj, chief of pro-Kannada party Kannada Chaluvaligaru

Chamarajpet: R.V. Devaraj, Congress leader S.M. Krishna’s close confidante

Harapanahalli: M.P. Prakash, senior Congress leader who had moved from the JD-s ahead of the poll

Vijayanagara: BJP’s Pramila Nesargi, senior advocate and former chairperson of state women’s commission.

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