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Let me tell you a story about HD Kumaraswamy & his run up to the #KarnatakaElections2018
This story has its roots in the appalling socialist nightmare called @siddaramaiah's economic policy. It wreaked havoc on farmers in the old Mysore region.
Add drought and dole to this toxic mix. No crop, no income. This led to a massive flight of 20--35 age youth to Bangalore.
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The #KarnatakaElections2018 saw more than 3 million Tweets from all over India and around the world, peaking on Counting Day yesterday.
The closely-fought #KarnatakaElections2018 also saw a close fight in the parties' share of conversation on Twitter, with @BJP4Karnataka gathering 51% of mentions against @INCKarnataka's 42% and the JD(S)' 7%.
Between the BJP and Congress' leaders, @narendramodi and @BSYBJP took 47% of mentions on Twitter in the #KarnatakaElections2018 against @RahulGandhi and @siddaramaiah's 52%.
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Thread: #Allyouneedtoknow to vote in the #KarnatakaElections2018
1. You can ONLY vote from your polling booth in the constituency your ward falls under and your name MUST BE in the voting list.… #ElectionsOnTwitter @TwitterIndia Get set vote!! May12th
2. Check name on the electoral list:
Go to @ceo_karnataka website:
Check on @BPACofficial
Check the actual rolls:…
Get the details of polling booth:
sms "KAEPIC <space> ID Card No." to 9731 97 98 99
3. What if I have no EPIC card?
As long as your name is there on the electoral roll, you can vote. If no #VoterID card, use one of the alternate photo id cards:
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Ramnagar, northern #Karnataka. Striking greenery!
Highway snack somewhere in north Karnataka's #Mango country. #farmfresh #KarnatakaElections2018
Even with so many diverging views about rival parties, both @BJP4Karnataka and @INCKarnataka supporters have an almost similar position on cm @siddaramaiah's state flag move. Most I spoke with in this region expressed discomfort on flag push. State pride, yes. But 🇮🇳 is flag!
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