Tag: Mandya Lok Sabha polls

Sumalatha creates history
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Sumalatha creates history

May 24, 2019

Sumalatha, wife of late Congress leader M.H. Ambarish, defeated Nikhil Kumaraswamy, son of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, in Mandya. What seemed like a neck-and-neck fight in the morning soon turned into a landslide victory for Sumalatha. As an independent candidate backed by BJP, Sumalatha secured 7,03,660  votes while Nikhil Kumaraswamy secured 5,77,784 votes. By defeating…

Sumalatha and Nikhil supporters clash in Maddur
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Sumalatha and Nikhil supporters clash in Maddur

May 24, 2019

Mandya: Supporters of Independent candidate Sumalatha Ambarish and Nikhil Kumaraswamy of JD (S) reportedly clashed following the victory of former at Kulagere Gate in Maddur taluk yesterday. One of the supporters of Sumalatha was injured in this incident and he was taken to hospital. The altercation began when supporters of Sumalatha were celebrating her victory…

Mandya voters denied of TV viewing as cables are cut again
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Mandya voters denied of TV viewing as cables are cut again

May 23, 2019

Mandya:  Cable TV viewers in Mandya and surrounding places were denied of watching the counting progress as miscreants had cut the cables belonging to Den Cable Network this morning. It may be recalled that high voltage Mandya Constituency witnessed a tough contest following the contest of actress Sumalatha, wife of late actor-turned- politician M.H. Ambarish…

Congress rebels hobnob with Sumalatha at star hotel
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Congress rebels hobnob with Sumalatha at star hotel

May 2, 2019

Mysuru:  Even as Mysuru District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) claiming that JD(S) workers in Udbur village of Chamundeshwari Assembly segment supported BJP in Lok Sabha election has caused embarrassment to coalition partners, a video is doing rounds in social media where Congress rebel leaders from Mandya are shown attending a dinner meeting with Sumalatha Ambarish,…

Cheluvarayaswamy says he will patiently wait till May 23
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Cheluvarayaswamy says he will patiently wait till May 23

April 29, 2019

Mandya: Expressing confidence that independent candidate Sumalatha Ambarish will win from Mandya LS seat, Congress leader and former Minister Cheluvarayaswamy has said that he will, however, wait patiently till May 23, when the results will be announced. Speaking to media after attending a wedding at Kanaka Samudaya Bhavan in Mandya on Sunday, where he met…

State Govt. targeting all those who supported me: Sumalatha
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State Govt. targeting all those who supported me: Sumalatha

April 22, 2019

Mandya: Mandya Lok Sabha Constituency independent candidate Sumalatha Ambarish has accused the State Government of targeting all those who supported her in the polls. Addressing a press meet here yesterday, Sumalatha lashed out at Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) for saying that he will make the actors who supported Sumalatha repent for their action and…

Congress Social Media Chief Ramya does a hat-trick without voting
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Congress Social Media Chief Ramya does a hat-trick without voting

April 21, 2019

Mandya:  Congress Social Media Chief Divya Spandana aka actor-turned- politician   Ramya came under fire for not exercising her voting rights three times in a row. People of all walks of life criticised her attitude as she herself had  represented Mandya in the Parliament. She was also trolled for her attitude on voting by BJP MLA…

Betting runs high on who will win Mandya
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Betting runs high on who will win Mandya

April 20, 2019

Villagers pledge fertile land, bullock cart, autorickshaws, oxen, sheep and poultry Mandya:  Nikhilla? Sumalathana? Yeshtu Katthiya? (Will it be Nikhil Kumaraswamy or Sumalatha Ambarish? How much will you bet?) Noorakke Saavirana? Savirakke Haththu Savirana? Nandu Ondu Jodethu, Nindu Yestu? Nandu Yeradu Kuri, Nindu Yeshtu? (Will it be Rs. 1,000 for Rs. 100 or will it…

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