Mangala Angadi, wife of late MP Suresh Angadi has won the Belagavi Lok Sabha constituency by-election. And she is the first women MP of Belagavi.
In a nail-biting finish, BJP’s Mangala Angadi has won the Belgaum Lok Sabha bypoll by a close margin against Congress Candidate Satish Jarkiholi. The Election Commission of Karnataka is expected to make the official announcement soon.
Mangala’s victory over her Congress rival Satish Jarkiholi was no less thrilling. managala Angadi received total votes of 4,31,306, where as Satish Jarkiholi received votes of 4,26,906.
Mangala was in the lead in the opening rounds of the vote count but later suffered a setback. For the 35 rounds of the vote count, Jarkiholi was consistently in the lead.
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However, after the 80th round of Mangala returned to lead and finally won with lead of 2903