Updated June 4th, 2024 at 16:44 IST

BREAKING: Mallikarjun Kharge’s Son-In-Law Radhakrishna Doddamani Wins Gulbarga Lok Sabha Seat

Congress President M Mallikarjun Kharge's son-in-law Radhakrishna Doddamani on Tuesday won the Gulbarga Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka with a margin of 27,205 vote

Mallikarjun Kharge's son-in-law Radhakrishna Doddamani won Gulbarga Lok Sabha seat | Image:PTI
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Bengaluru: Congress President M Mallikarjun Kharge's son-in-law Radhakrishna Doddamani on Tuesday won the Gulbarga Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka with a margin of 27,205 votes.

He defeated Umesh Jadhav of the BJP, who currently represents the seat.

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While Doddamani got 6,52,321 votes, Jadhav secured 6,25,116.

The 81-year-old Kharge had opted out of the electoral race, citing his age along with the role of managing the party nationally and coordinating with the INDIA bloc. The party had fielded Doddamani, a businessman who also manages educational institutions.

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Published June 4th, 2024 at 16:44 IST