Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls

Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls
Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls
Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls
Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls

Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls

Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls…..image/representative

Congress win three seats in Karnataka Rajya Sabha Polls

In a significant turn of events, the ruling Congress party in Karnataka clinched victories on three seats in the recently conducted Rajya Sabha polls. Simultaneously, the BJP secured a win on one seat, shaping the political landscape in the state.

Congress win three seats in Karnataka:Congress Triumphs with Three Victorious Candidates

Ajay Maken, Dr Syed Naseer Hussain, and GC Chandrashekhar emerged triumphant for the Congress, securing victories with 47 and 46 votes each. Expressing gratitude, Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar acknowledged voters, the Chief Minister, party workers, and AICC President. He specifically praised Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Mallikarjun Kharge for their contributions.

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Congress win three seats in Karnataka :BJP’s Victory and Unforeseen Setback

On the other hand, BJP’s Narayanasa Bhandage clinched a win in the Rajya Sabha polls. However, the BJP-JDS candidate Kupendra Reddy faced defeat due to cross-voting by BJP MLA ST Somashekar, who surprisingly supported the Congress. This unexpected turn prompted the Karnataka BJP to consider filing a complaint against Somashekar for cross-voting.

Congress win three seats in Karnataka:Controversial Cross-Voting Raises Concerns

ST Somashekar’s decision to vote in favor of the Congress stirred controversy, leading the Karnataka BJP to express discontent and consider taking the matter to the Assembly Speaker UT Khadar. Somashekar justified his choice by emphasizing the need for assurances and confidence regarding funds for water and constituency management.

Congress win three seats in Karnataka:Chief Minister’s Confidence and Rajya Sabha Dynamics

Earlier, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah displayed confidence in Congress candidates Ajay Maken, GC Chandrashekhar, and Syed Nasir Hussain, predicting their comfortable wins in the Rajya Sabha polls. However, the Chief Minister’s optimism was met with skepticism by some, questioning the viability of their victory with only 19 votes.

As the Rajya Sabha holds a crucial position in shaping the political landscape, the outcomes of these polls are anticipated to influence the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, adding an extra layer of significance to the political dynamics in Karnataka.

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