Karnataka by-election results: Anitha, wife of Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy, wins Ramanagara Assembly by-poll (Video)
6, Nov 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Anitha Kumaraswamy, the wife of Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, has won the Ramanagara constituency Assembly by-election by over 85,000 votes. With this, she has become the first woman to win legislative election from Ramanagara. She is the third representative from former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda's family to win an election from Ramanagara. Kumaraswamy and wife Anitha are entering the Vidhana Soudha together for the second time. Anitha is an engineering graduate and had earlier won Assembly election from Madhugiri. Anitha defeated Chandrashekhar, who filed nomination from BJP but quit party and joined Congress, just two days before the election.