Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: BJP's B S Yeddyurappa to JD(S)'s Deve Gowda; top party leaders cast votes
Updated On : 12 May 2018,11:33 AM
Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are yet again back in the battle field, as Karnataka is voting on Saturday to elect its representatives to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly. About 11 per cent polling has been recorded in the first two hours of voting which is witnessing a three-cornered contest among the ruling Congress, the BJP and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda's JD(S). Election authorities said 'moderate to brisk' voting has been witnessed in 222 out of 224 seats where polling started at 7 am.
From state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa to former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, here are some glimpses from the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018.
State BJP chief and party's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa, and Pradesh Congress Committee G Parameshwara were among the first to cast votes in Shikaripura in Shivamogga and Yaggere in Tumakuru respectively.
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda along with wife Chennamma cast their votes at Paduvalahippe in Hassan district.
Film actors Ramesh Arvind, Ravichandran, also scion of Mysuru royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar were among the prominent personalities to cast their votes early on Saturday.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B Sriramulu was seen performing 'gau puja' (cow worship) ahead of Karnataka Elections 2018.
Moorusavir Math's Gurusidda Rajayogindra Mahaswami casts his vote in Hubli.
Karnataka Minister KJ George cast his vote in Bengaluru, he is contesting from Sarvagnanagar constituency.