Karnataka Corporation Election Results 2021: Congress single-largest party in Kalaburagi civic polls
Bengaluru, Sep 06: The opposition Congress has emerged as a single largest party, winning 27 seats in the house of 55 in Kalaburagi City Corporation polls. The BJP has managed to win in 23 wards. While JD(S) bagged 4 seats, and an independent candidate won in a ward.
The results are crucial as it set the tone for upcoming Zila and Taluka Panchayat as well as Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike polls. The civic body election results is also seen as a big test for new chief minister Basavaraj Bommai as the party is facing polls for the first time under his leadership.
Kalaburagi in North Karnataka has significant population of the dominant Lingayat community. The civil poll results are also the first reflection of voter sentiment in the post-Yediyurappa regime.
The Kalaburagi Municipal Corporation saw 49.40 per cent voter turnout in the civic polls.