Actor turned politician Prakash Raj walked out of the counting centre after three rounds of counting. His vote count at that hour was around 3000 while the two key candidates of the national parties were each at around 1 lakh.
Prakash Raj is contesting from Bengaluru Central constituency against sitting BJP MP P C Mohan and Congress candidate Rizwan Arshad. Bengaluru Central is a constituency that came into existence in 2008 and has been a BJP bastion since then with PC Mohan winning both the 2009 and 2014 elections.
Prakash Raj later tweeted that he has received a solid slap on his face in response to the electoral results.
At the time of writing the total votes received by Raj were less than the margin between the two voters, as Arshad was leading by around 20000 votes while Raj’s current count stood around 10,000.
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