Mangaluru, June 6: In the Gram Panchayat elections in Dakshina Kannada, BJP candidates have won in the majority of the wards.
In Moodbidre constituency limits which is represented by Minister Abhayachandra Jain, BJP candidates have won the maximum seats.
Out of 10 gram panchayats in Mulki hobli, seven seats are won by BJP candidates while three have been won by congress candidates. In Moodbidre outskirts, BJP have won in most of the Gram Panchayats, sources said.
Out of the 39 gram panchayats in Bantwal, BJP has won 20 seats while congress has won 17 seats. Two has remained equal.
Out of the 46 gram panchayats in Belthangady, congress has won 17 seats while BJP has won 23 seats. JDS has won one seat while independent party has won in another ward. Four wards are in incompatible state.
In Sullia, out of the 28 gram panchayats, BJP has emerged majority with 23 seats while 5 seats are won by congress.
In Puttur, out of the 41 Gram Panchayats, BJP has won 30 seats while congress has won 10 seats.
In the Mangaluru constituency represented by health minister UT Khader, congress has won the majority as per the available data, it is learnt.
Equal in 13 wards in the district:
In the DK district’s GP poll results, 13 wards are in a tie. The results of Mangaluru’s Beluvai and Addur, Patrame of Belthangady, Volamogaru of Puttur, Sampaje of Sullia, Jalsur, Kalmadka, Amarapadnur, Mandekolu, Kedila of Bantwal, Kariangala, Cheluru, and Sajipa Muda were in a tie. Later by tossing coin, the winners were announced.
3,288 seats of 227 Gram Panchayats:
Candidates were chosen for the 3,288 seats of 227 Gram Panchayats such as- 951 seats of 55 GP’s in Mangaluru, 803 seats of 57 GP’s of Bantwal, 623 seats of 46 GP’s in Belthangady, 597 seats of 41 GP’s in Puttur, and 314 seats of 28 GP’s in Sullia.
Completion of Election counting process:
The GP polls vote counting process went on smoothly at 5 centres in the district anad was completed at around 10.30 pm on Friday, June 5th. The winners were given the certificates, informed the Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim.
The counting was expected to complete by 7pm. But as the counting process was manual, it got delayed. The first round counting took four hours. In Puttur and Sullia the counting ended by evening, he said.