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Meet the WINNERS and LOSERS of Karnataka polls

Last updated on: May 8, 2013 17:46 IST

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Let us take a look at some of the most prominent winners and losers in the Karnataka assembly election.

Karnataka Janatha Party's Shobha Karandlage, who is considered close to B S Yeddyurappa, has lost in Rajajinagar despite a massive election campaign.

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Image: KJP leader Shobha Karandlage
Photographs: Courtesy: Shobha Karandlage's website

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Bharatiya Janata Party leader Suresh Kumar beat the much-hyped Karandlage in Rajajinagar.

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Image: BJP leader Suresh Kumar


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Actress Pooja Gandhi, a candidate of the BSR Congress, lost badly in Raichur.

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Ramanath Rai, chief of the Congress's Managalore unit, has won in Buntwal.

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Image: Congerss leader Ramanath Rai


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In Sorab constituency, Congress leader Kumar Bangarappa lost to his brother and JD-S candidate S Madhu Bangarappa.

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Image: (Left) Madhu Bangarappa and Kumar Bangarappa


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BJP leader S Karunakara Reddy, one of the formidable Reddy brothers of Bellary, has lost to Congress candidate M P Ravindra in Harapanahalli.

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Image: BJP leader S Karunakara Reddy


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Former excise minister Renukacharya, who joined the Karnataka Janatha Party after quitting the BJP, has lost in Honnalli constituency.

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Image: KJP leader Renukacharya


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KJP leader B S Yeddyurappa has won by nearly 14,000 votes in Shikaripura constituency.

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Image: KJP leader B S Yeddyurappa


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State Congress unit chief G Parameshwara lost to JD-S candidate Sudhakara Lal in Koratagere constituency.

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Image: Congress leader G Parameshwara
Photographs: Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons.

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B Sriramulu, former BJP leader and founder of BSR Congress, has won the Bellary rural seat.

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Image: BSR Congress leader B Sriramulu


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Congress leader Siddaramaiah won in Varuna constituency by a margin of 20,000 votes.

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Image: Congress leader Siddaramaiah
Photographs: Madhusudhan S R

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Congress leader Mallkirajuna Kharge's son Priyank Kharge has won the Chittapur seat by 11,000 votes.

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Image: Congress leader Priyank Kharge
Photographs: Courtesy: http://www.facebook.com/priyank.kharge.5

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H D Kumarswamy, whose party JD-S has turned in an impressive performance, won the Ramnagar seat.

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Anita Kumaraswamy, wife of JD-S leader H D Kumarawamy, lost by a margin of 6,000 votes in Channapatna. She was defeated by C P Yogeshwar of the Samajwadi Party.

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Image: H D Kumaraswamy and his wife Anita at an event
Photographs: Courtesy: http://jds.ind.in/

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Actor and Congress leader M H Ambareesh has won the Mandya assembly seat by a mammoth margin of 35,000 votes. He managed to win despite stiff opposition from veteran leader S M Krishna, who wields considerable political clout in the area.

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Image: Congress leader M H Ambareesh (left) in a film poster


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Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has won the Hubli Dharwad Central seat by a massive margin of 18,000 votes.

Shettar, the third BJP CM in the last five years, is expected to hand over his resignation to the governor soon.

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Image: BJP leader Jagadish Shettar
Photographs: Courtesy: http://karnatakavarthe.org/

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Mining baron and Congress leader Anil Lad has won in Bellary City constituency. Lad managed to win in the traditional BJP bastion in spite of a rebellion by local party workers.

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Image: Congress leader Anil Lad with Mallikarjun Kharge


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Home Minister and BJP leader R Ashok won from the Padmanabha Nagar constituency in Bangalore City.

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Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa has suffered a humiliating defeat in Shimoga constituency, ending up in the third slot in the former BJP stronghold.

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Image: K S Eshwarappa
Photographs: Courtesy Karnataka BJP website

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