Karnataka corporation polls : Counting of votes for three city corporation polls underway

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Bengaluru, Sep 6 : Counting of votes for elections to Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad and Kalaburagi corporations is underway. The results will be announced today by the State Election Commission.

The State Election Commission has made arrangements to count votes in Hubballi-Dharwad and Belagavi corporation elections at the University of Agricultural Sciences and BK Model School, respectively.

The polls for three corporations were held on September 3. There are as many as 55 and 82 seats in Kalaburagi and Hubballi-Dharwad city corporations, respectively, while in Belagavi there are 58 seats up for grabs.

In 2013, the BJP had emerged as the single largest party in the Hubballi-Dharwad corporation, while the Congress had won 55-ward Kalaburagi corporation.
Kalaburagi city corporation had recorded a polling percentage of 58.59 and Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation recorded 53.81 percent, while 50.41 per cent was recorded in 58 wards of Belagavi City Corporation.

Police bandobast has been made at all the centres. The election officer is announcing the results after every round. Only the candidates and their election agents are allowed inside the counting centres.


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