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Only seven women make it to new Karnataka Assembly

Updated : May 17, 2018 08:08 PM IST

Congress' Lakshmi R. Hebbalkar from Belgaum Rural, defeated in the 2013 elections, won the seat this time.
Of the total 2,655 candidates in the fray for 222 seats, elections to which were held on May 12, only 216 were women.
While the Congress fielded 15 women candidates, the BJP fielded six, and the Janata Dal-Secular only four.
Only seven women make it to new Karnataka Assembly
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