New Delhi, Nov 6: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday congratulated the workers and leaders of party in Karnataka on the decisive victory of the Congress-JD(S) alliance in the bypolls in the state.
‘’Congratulations to all the workers & leaders of the Congress party in Karnataka on the decisive victory of the Congress-JD(S) alliance in the bypolls in the state. I thank each & every one of you, for your dedication & hard work that made this victory possible,’’Rahul said in a tweet.
Candidates of the Congress-JD(S) won four out of the five seats in Karnataka , which went for the bypolls on November 3.
While Congress candidate VS Ugrappa won the Bellary Lok Sabha by-election, JD(S) candidate L Shivarame Gowda emerged victorious in the Mandya Lok Sabha by-election and Anitha Kumaraswamy of JD(S) won the Ramanagara Assembly by-election. Anand Nyamagouda of Congress won the Jamakhandi Assembly by-election. BJP candidate BY Raghavendra defeated his rival Madhu Bangarappa of JD(S) by a margin of 52,148 votes in Shivamogga Lok Sabha by-election. (UNI)