Bengaluru: The by-poll to Chincholi assembly constituency (SC reserved) appears to be tilting towards the BJP as the saffron party's candidate Dr Avinash Jadhav was leading against Congress' Subash Rathod by over 4,000 votes. Meanwhile, Kusuma Shivalli is leading in the Kundgol Assembly constituency. There were a total of 17 candidates in the fray in Chincholi and eight in Kundgol segments. BJP had fielded S I Chikkanagowdar and Umesh Jadhav's son Avinash Jadhav from Kundgol and Chincholi assembly seats respectively. The Congress candidates are Subash Rathod in Chincholi and Kusumavathi, wife of Shivalli, in Kundgol.
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