Congress Wins Prestigious Kaup Town Muncipality

Udupi: The Indian National Congress party has retained the newly created Kaup Town Municipal Corporation, the result of which was announced on Wednesday.
The Congress party has won in 12 of the 23 wards of the town Municipal council. The Bharathiya Janatha party has won in 11 wards. The Janata Dal (Secular) and SDPI parties have failed to open their accounts in Kaup.

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The winners from the Congress with the names of their wards in brackets, are: Sowmya (Kothalkatte), Suresh Devadiga (Kallya ward), Ashwini ( Beedubadi ward), K H Usman (Koppalangadi ward), Sulochana Bangera (Dugganthota ward), Hameed ( Mangalpete ward), Vijaylaxmi (Janardhan Tempel Ward), Mohammed Imran (Badagaraguttu ward), Malini (General School), Shanthalatha (Garadi ward), Shabu Saheb ( Kudthimar ward) and Leela (Ahammadi Mohalla ward).
The winners from the Bharathiya Janatha party with the names of their wards in brackets, are : Rama Y Shetty (Kaipunjalu), Kiran Alva (Karavali), Sudha Ramesh (Polipugudde), Ramesh Kallya (Dandatheertha), Gulabi Palan (Bharathnagara), Vijay Karkera (Polipu), Anil Kumar (Kaup Pete), Mamatha (Light house), Shambhavi Kulal (Thottam), Arun Shetty Padoor ( Kombagudde) Mohini Shetty (Gujji ward).

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Update: Congress candidate Leela Ahammadi Mohalla Ward wins by a margin of 300 votes

Update: Congress candidate Shabu Saheb Kudthimar Ward wins by a margin of 76 votes

Update: BJP candidate Mamatha Salian Light house ward wins by a margin of 87 votes

Update: Congress candidate Shanthalatha Garadi ward wins by a margin of 66 votes

Update: BJP candidate Anil Kumar Kaup Pete ward wins by a margin of 231 votes

Update: BJP candidate Vijay Karkere Polipu ward wins by a margin of 39 votes

Update: BJP candidate Mohini Shetty Gujji ward wins by a margin of 55 votes

Update: Congress candidate Ashwini Beedubadi ward wins by a margin of 6 votes

Update: Congress candidate Malini General School ward win by a margin of 42 votes

Update: BJP candidate Arun Shetty Padoor Kombugudde ward wins by a margin of 24 votes

Update: BJP candidate Gulabi Palan Bharathnagar ward wins by a margin of 15 votes

Update: Congress candidate Mohammed Imran   Badagaraguttu ward wins by a margin of 47 votes

Update: Congress candidate Suresh Devadiga   Kalya ward  wins by a margin of 28 votes

Update: Congress candidate Vijalaxmi Janardhana Temple ward wins by a margin of 5 votes

Update: BJP candidate Ramesh Danadatheertha ward wins by a margin of 52 votes

Update: Congress candidate Abdul Hameed  Mangalpete wins by a margin of 269 votes

Update: BJP candidate candidate Sudha Ramesh   Polipugudde wins by a margin of 97 votes

Update: BJP candidate candidate Kiran Alva  Karavali wins by a margin of 156 votes

Update: Congress candidate Sulochana Bangera Dugganthota wins by a margin of 125 votes

Update: BJP candidate candidate Rama Y Shetty Koppalangadi wins by a margin of 19 votes

Update: BJP candidate candidate Shambavi Kulal Thottam  wins by a margin of 126 votes

Update : Congress candidate Soumya wins Kotalkatte wins by a margin of 50 votes

Update : Congress candidate K H Usman wins Koppalangadi  wins by a margin of 49 votes

Udupi: Counting of votes for the first-ever election held for the newly created Kaup Town Municipal Council began at the Court of the Taluk Office Bannaje here on Wednesday April 27.

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The first-ever election held for the newly created Kaup Town Municipal Council recorded 74.23 percent polling. As many as 58 candidates were in the fray for the 23 wards. The total number of voters in the constituency are 16,491, with 8,729 women and 7,762 men.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the counting process with extra police personnel deployed around the counting centre.

The Congress and the BJP had fielded candidates in all the 23 wards while the JD(S) and the Social Democratic Party of India had fielded five and four candidates respectively. Three independent candidates also contested the elections.

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