Spurned, 3 independents make it - The New Indian Express

Spurned, 3 independents make it

Published: 09th May 2013 08:21 AM

Last Updated: 09th May 2013 08:21 AM

As many as three members, who failed to secure the Congress tickets and contested the election as independents, have won in the election.

While S N Subbareddy, who had lobbied hard to get the party ticket to contest the elections, has trounced N Sampangi (sitting MLA) in Bagepalli constituency, G Manjunatha has defeated another sitting Congress MLA Amaresh in Mulbagal (SC) segment.

Santeesh Sail Krishna has defeated BJP candidate Anand Asnotikar by a margin of over 30,000 votes in Karwar. The Congress candidate had managed to secure third position. As many as nine independents have been elected to the Assembly.

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