Bengaluru, Aug 25: Counting of votes to elect representatives of the Bengaluru civic corporation, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) began on Tuesday, Aug 25.
Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), JDS were tense. The results are yet to be declared officially but the heat of the moment touched micro-blogging site Twitter.
People were more interested in results than casting votes as just 49 per cent turned up at polling booths on Saturday, Aug 22.
Twitter has been flooded with comments, updates on BBMP vote counting as #BBMPresults hash tag has been trending since Tuesday morning.
Here are a few tweets which spoke about #BBMPresults:
If bjp wins then its because of NAMO, else blame on anathkumar n ashok.If Cong wins its due to RG, else blame on siddu.#BBMPResults— OfficeOfKannadiga (@Qsaxffo) August 25, 2015
Guess it is too early to bring out the fire crackers ! #BBMPResults— Rasita (@rasita) August 25, 2015
Whats the status of ward# 57 #BBMPResults— Tankku maama (@tankkumaama) August 25, 2015
#BBMPResults A very close fight now BJP 55 - Cong 48 JDS - 25 OTh - 3— shailendra singh (@shaksingh) August 25, 2015
#BBMPresults - Initial trends suggest Cong may not win. If it loses, it will be CM Siddaramaiah's defeat. BJP is still strong in city.— DP SATISH (@dpsatishcnnibn) August 25, 2015
Surprised by #BBMPResults. Did not expect Cong to do so badly.— Amit Prabhu K (@amitprabhu) August 25, 2015