Sagayapuram, Kaveripura wards see poor voter turnout in BBMP by-polls

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Sagayapuram, Kaveripura wards see poor voter turnout in BBMP by-polls

Sagayapuram, Kaveripura wards see poor voter turnout in BBMP by-polls

Bhavana S   ¦    May 30, 2019 05:50:22 PM (IST)

Sagayapuram, Kaveripura wards see poor voter turnout in BBMP by-polls-1Bengaluru: The BBMP's Sagayapuram and Kaveripura wards by-election was a dull affair on Wednesday with both the wards registering a low voter turnout.

The Kaveripura ward witnessed just 39% polling while Sagayapuram saw a voter turnout of 44%.

"In a few polling booths, less than 20% voting was reported. The counting will be held on Friday," informed a BBMP officer.

Meanwhile, in Kaveripura, a tense situation prevailed as BJP activists, led by corporator Umesh Shetty and JDS activist P Prakash, held a dharna claiming that their activists were assaulted by rival parties. Three persons were treated at the KR hospital in the city.