Lok Sabha election results 2019: Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed
Updated : May 24, 2019 12:26 PM IST
Of the 27 seats the BJP contested, it won 25, while the Congress only won Bangalore Rural and the JD-S Hassan.
An Independent - multi-lingual south Indian film actor Sumlatha Ambareesh, backed by the BJP, won the prestigious Mandya seat, defeating JD-S debutant Nikhil Kumaraswamy
Deve Gowda, who opted to contest from Tumkur to paving way for Prajwal to enter national politics through Hassan, however, lost to BJP's GS Basavaraj in Tumkur by a narrow margin of 13,339 votes.
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