Hassan: 70% polling in the district
By Alvin Mendonca
Bellevision Media Network
Hassan, 6 May 2013: The district recorded an average of 62 percent voters turnout in the assembly elections held on Sunday May 5, while Shravanabelagola constituency tops with 80 percent.
Shravanabelagola – 80 percent
Arasikere – 76 percent
Beloor – 74 percent
Sakleshpur – 73 percent
Arakalagoodu – 72 percent
Holenarasipura – 66 percent
Hassan – 62 percent
Congress candidate C S Putte Gowda contesting from Shravanabelagola legislative constituency voted at the polling center in his native village of Chamadihalli at 7.15am on Sunday. JDS candidate C N Balakrishna voted at his native village of A Cholenahalli. BJP candidate C N Manjunaat voted at Government Pre-University College in city. The independent candidate G B Arjun Kumar voted at Srinivasapura.
Sakleshpur taluk registered voter’s turnout of 72 percent, in the peaceful elections except of a minor incidents.
The voting began at 7.00am and brisk voting recorded till noon.
KJP candidate Belagodu Umesh cast his vote at the polling center located in forest department office, here. BJP candidate Dr Narayanswamy voted at Jambardi village that comes under the limits of Kyamanahalli gram panchayat. The former MLA and JDS candidate H D Kumaraswamy cast his vote in Malagalale village of Aloor taluk. Congress candidate D Mallesh cast his vote in a village near Goroor, it was learned.
Holenarasipura candidate H D Revanna voted along with his family at Paduvalahippe village. Congress candidate Anupama Mahesh cast his vote at Holenarasipura Urdu School. BJP candidate Hemant Kumar Gowda cast his vote at Shanti village. KJP candidate Yamuna cast her vote at Hariharapura.
Arasikere Congress candidate B Shivaram cast his vote at Chikkakadaloor in the limits of Dudda. JDS candidate K M Shivalinge Gowda cast his vote at Maruti Nagar – Arasikere. KJP candidate Dr Lokesh cast his vote in Shivanand colony. BSR Congress candidate J P N Jayanna cast his vote at Hosahalli in the limits of Kasaba. BJP candidate D B Gangadhar cast his vote at Dummenahalli in the limits of Kasaba.
Hassan constituency JDS candidate H S Prakash cast his vote at Hemavati layout. Congress candidate H K Mahesh cast his vote at Basattikoppal. BJP candidate Guruprasad cast his vote at north layout here. Karnataka Raita Sangh candidate Kodihalli Chandrashekar cast his vote at Kodihalli in Arasikere taluk.