Not one AAP, Shiv Sena, SP and JDU candidate could save his deposit

Eight in 10 contestants in Karnataka lost their deposits. Among independents, 1,114 out of 1,129 forfeited their deposits. All candiates put up by SP (24), JDU (28), Shiv Sena (37) and AAP (28) met with the same fate. Only 1 of 23 Left candidates saved his money.

As per EC rules, if the candidate fails to get a minimum of one-sixth of the total valid votes polled, the deposit goes to the treasury…

Source: Economic Times