Karnataka Elections: Jagdish Shettar joins Congress after leaving BJP, defeated by Mahesh Tenginkai


karnataka assembly election 2023 The Congress has won a landslide victory and the Bharatiya Janata Party has faced a crushing defeat. Congress has created history by winning 136 seats out of 224. While BJP has been reduced to 64 seats. Jagadish Shettar, former Chief Minister of Karnataka and who joined Congress from BJP, has faced a crushing defeat in the elections. He was defeated by BJP leader Mahesh Tenginkai.

Shettar’s defeat from Hubli-Dharwad center

Mahesh Tenginkai of BJP defeated Jagdish Shettar of INC by a margin of 34,289 votes from Hubli-Dharwad-Central constituency. Shettar joined the Congress after seeing his resignation from the BJP.

Shettar left BJP after not getting ticket

Former Chief Minister of Karnataka Jagdish Shettar He was angry at not getting the ticket and resigned from BJP. Shettar joined the Congress after resigning. The party fielded him from Hubli-Dharwad-Central. But from there he had to face a crushing defeat. Along with Shettar, former Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi had left the BJP and joined the Congress.

State Congress celebrates victory in Karnataka elections, Bajrambali dominated

#KarnatakaElectionResults2023 , BJP’s Mahesh Tenginkai defeated Congress’ Jagadish Shettar in Hubli-Dharwad-Central constituency, by a margin of 34,289 votes. (File photos) pic.twitter.com/kPMn2sHQfn

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BJP had already claimed Shettar’s defeat

BJP had already claimed the defeat of Jagdish Shettar. The party rejected suggestions that the BJP was using all its might to defeat Shettar and Savadi. He also denied that ensuring the defeat of both the leaders has become a matter of prestige for the BJP.

Modi and Shah’s pictures hang in Shettar’s office despite joining Congress

Shettar may have severed his ties with the BJP and joined the Congress. But his heart is still beating for BJP. This is because there is still a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah in his office. After resigning from BJP, he had said, he should have been given a respectable farewell. Shettar said he was also denied ticket by the BJP because of apprehensions that he could be the number one leader among Lingayats after former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa.

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