BBMP by-poll: BJP snatches Kaveripura ward from JDS

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BBMP by-poll: BJP snatches Kaveripura ward from JDS

BBMP by-poll: BJP snatches Kaveripura ward from JDS

Bhavana S   ¦    May 31, 2019 02:40:37 PM (IST)

BBMP by-poll: BJP snatches Kaveripura ward from JDS-1

Bengaluru: In the BBMP by-elections, the BJP managed to snatch the Kaveripura ward from the JDS, while Congress won in the Sagayapuram ward.

BJP candidate Pallavi Chennappa won in Kaveripura, while in the Sagayapuram ward Congress' Palani Ammal emerged victorious.

Pallavi Chennappa defeated JDS-Congress alliance candidate Susheela Suresh by 78 votes. She won a total of 9,507 votes while Susheela secured 9,429 votes

In the Sagayapuram ward, Palani Ammal was supported by the JDS and won with 7182 votes. Independent candidate Marimuttu came second with 4143 votes.