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Karnataka Assembly Bye Elections Latest News And Update 2014

Vala to take oath as Karnataka governor Monday
August 30, 2014 03:05 PM
Karnataka Governor-designate Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, 76, will take the oath of office Monday at the Raj Bhavan here. Karnataka High Court Chief Justice D.H. Waghela will administer the oath, a state official told IANS here Saturday. Vala will take over from Tamil Nadu governor K. Rosaiah, who was made acting governor a day after H.R. Bhardwaj demitted office June 29 on completing his five-year term. Source: IANS
Counting of Votes for Assembly Bypolls Begins in Karnataka
August 25, 2014 10:20 AM
Counting of votes for the August 21 bye-elections to the three Assembly seats in Karnataka began this morning. Source: IANS
Lakhs vote in by-polls across four states
August 22, 2014 10:20 AM
Lakhs of people turned up to exercise their franchise as 18 assembly constituencies spread across four states went for by-elections Thursday. This was the first poll in India after the Lok Sabha elections. The by-polls remained largely peaceful, election officials in the states said. By-elections were held in 10 assembly constituencies in Bihar, three each in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh and two in Punjab. Source: IANS  
Peaceful voting in Karnataka assembly by-polls
August 21, 2014 01:00 PM
Polling was peaceful Thursday in three assembly constituencies in Karnataka where by-polls are being held to fill the vacant seats in the state legislature. Though polling began on a dull note at 7 a.m., it picked up later with 15-20 percent of the electorate exercising their franchise during the first four hours. Source: IANS
Modi meets BJP MPs from southern states
August 08, 2014 09:43 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met BJP parliamentarians from the southern states at his residence, and told them to propagate the achievements of the government with self-confidence. A Bharatiya Janata Party release said Modi met the parliamentarians from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. Source: IANS

Karnataka Bye Election Results 2014


Karnataka Bye Elections 2014

Constituencystatuscandidate namepartyVotes
Bellary WinnerN.Y.Gopalakrishna INC 83906
Chikkodi Sadalga WinnerGanesh Prakash Hukkeri INC 94636
Shikaripura WinnerB.Y.Raghavendra BJP 71547

Bye Elections for Assembly Constituencies



S.No.AC NameS.No.AC Name
1Chikkodi-Sadalga3Shikaripura
2Bellary (ST) 

Important dates of Karnataka bye Election 2014



S. No.Particulars of EventsDate
1Issue of Notification26th July, 2014 (Saturday)
2Last Date of Making Nominations2nd August, 2014 (Saturday)
3Scrutiny of nominations4th August, 2014 (Monday)
4Last date of withdrawal of candidates6th August, 2014 (Wednesday)
5Date of poll21th August, 2014 (Thursday)
6Counting of Votes25th August, 2014 (Monday)
7Date Before which election shall be completed30th August, 2014 (Saturday)

The assembly by-polls in the state of Karnataka are slated to be held on August 21. The polling will be held for the seats lying vacant for the assembly constituencies of Chikkodi-Sadalga, Bellary (ST) and Shikaripura.

The by-polls were necessitated after B S Yeddyurappa, B Sreeramulu and Prakash Hukkeri were elected to the Lok Sabha. Yeddyurappa won 2013 assembly elections from Shikaripura. But after winning 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Shimoga, he resigned as MLA. Similarly, B Sreeramulu and Prakash Hukkeri also resigned from Bellary and Chikkodi constituencies respectively, after being elected to Lok Sabha.

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Quick facts for Karnataka Elections 2014 About Karnataka Elections Administrative structure
Issues of the state Political Parties in Karnataka State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka
State Legislative Council of Karnataka List of Chief Ministers of Karnataka List of Governors of Karnataka
List of the Assembly Constituencies in Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Karnataka Latest News And Update
Party Wise Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 PCs and ACs Elections Results of Karnatak Rajya Sabha Members from Karnatak
Cabinet Ministers of Karnataka Important dates of Karnataka bye Election 2014 Bye Elections for Assembly Constituencies

Karnataka Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014


The Karnataka polls' results ended the speculations about the results in the Karnatka state and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was declared the winner who bagged 17 seats.
Nine seat were gone to Indian National Congress (INC) and two to Janata Dal(Secular). Established in the year 1956, Karnataka has been a politically active state since its inception. It has 28 parliamentary constituencies and there are several political parties which lead in the state. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC) and Janata Dal (Secular) are few of them. Karnataka is headed by a Chief Minister and K. Siddaramaiah is the present CM of the state under the ruling party, INC. The state attended the 2014 Lok Sabha polls which decided the fate of prominent leaders like former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and co founder of Infosys, Nandan Nilekani. During the past elections in 2009 too, BJP won the maximum seats in the Lok Sabha elections. The exit polls showed mixed opinions regarding the number of seats for BJP and Congress but BJP ruled it by grabbing maximum seats.

Karnataka is a state in the southern part of India. Karnataka was established in the year 1956 on 1st of November. Since then every year on this day, the people of this state celebrate Rajyotsava throughout the state with pomp and splendor. There are 25 parliamentary constituencies in this state. The 28 parliamentary constituencies of Karnataka will go to polls on 17 April 2014. Some of the main political parties in the fray are the Janata Dal (Secular), the Indian National Congress (INC), and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Though there has been a huge slide in the BJP's vote bank during the 2013 Assembly election, B. S. Yeddyurappa's rejoining the party will be a boost.

Quick facts Karnataka for Elections 2014

Parliamentary Constituencies
28
Assembly Constituencies 225
Ruling PartyIndian National Congress
Opposition PartyBJP
Chief MinisterShri K. Siddaramaiah
GovernorVajubhai Vala
Chief Electoral OfficerAnil Kumar Jha
AddressNirvachana Nilaya, Maharani's College Circle, Sheshadri Road, Bangalore - 560 001

About Karnataka Elections


Karnataka is a state that belongs to the southern part of India. This was established in the year 1956 on 1st of November. Since then every year on this day, the people of this state have marked this day as Rajyotsava and celebrate throughout the state with pomp and splendor. There are 30 districts within this state. The capital city of Karnataka is Bangalore and is also the largest city of this state. Bangalore is also known as Silicon City. The official language of this state is Kannada and the literacy level is 75.6%. The population of Karnataka is more than 61,000,000. Elections of this state are conducted as per the Constitution of India. The assembly of this state makes the laws regarding the matters of conducting of the local body elections in a unilateral way. But if there are any changes to be made by the state legislature with respect to the conducting of state level elections it needs to be approved by the Parliament of our country. The state legislature may be dismissed by the Parliament of our country with respect to the provisions as per the provisions of the Article 356 of the Indian Constitution and the rule of the President may be imposed. Politics in the state are mainly dominated by the three main parties The Indian National Congress, the Janta Dal (Secular) and the Bhartiya Janata Party. Till 1983, leaders of Indian National Congress became Chief Ministers of the state. Mysore was home to first three chief ministers of the state. The politics of Karnataka have created news all over India and is often known as Karnataka's natak! During the recent times it has seen many ups and downs in the political system of this state.

Administrative structure



As most of the Indian states, the administrative structure of the state is determined by the Constitution of 1950. The Governor is the head of the state and functions on the advice of the Chief Minister. CM is the head of the Council of Ministers. Jharkhand has a bicameral legislature in which the Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad) is the upper house and the Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) is the lower house. The judiciary consists of a High Court and other district and subordinate courts. The state is divided into districts, which are grouped into four divisions. Each district is headed by a deputy commissioner.

Issues of the state



Regional Imbalance: The state is faced with a problem of lopsided economic development. Development takes place only in cities like Bangalore and Mysore as half the state revenue is being generated from these two cities. As a result, the development of other cities is being neglected.

Corruption, power crisis, water scarcity and unemployment are other issues that affect the life of people in Karnataka.

Political Parties for election in Karnataka



The national level parties who take part in the election
BharatiyaJanata Party Indian National Congress, Janata Party,
Janata Dal, Janata Dal (Secular)

Main State level parties
Coorg National Council Kannad Chalavali Vatal Paksha Karnataka Congress Party
Karnataka Kranti Ranga Karnataka Vikas Party

State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka



The legislature of this state is bicameral in nature. The current Governor of this state is Hansraj Bhardwajand the Chief Ministers Jagadish Shettar who is a candidate of Bharatiya Janatha Party. The speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly is Sri K G Bopaiah. The leader of the house is S Suresh Kumar, a candidate of BJP and Sri Siddaramaiah, a candidate of INC who is the honourable leader of the opposition. The Chamber of the legislative assembly is situated in Vidhana Soudhain Bangalore. This is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of this state.

State Legislative Council of Karnataka



The upper house of the legislature is the Karnataka Legislative Council. The leader of this house is D V Sadananda Gowda who is a BJP candidate and the leader of the opposition is C Motamma who is a candidate of INC.

List of Chief Ministers of Karnataka



The first Chief Minister, before the reorganisation of the state, was K. Chengalaraya Reddy (from 25 October 1947 to 30 March 1952). After reorganisation, S. Nijalingappa became the first CM of Mysore.

The complete list of Chief Ministers is given below:

Sl.No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty
1SiddaramaiahMay 13, 2013PresentINC
2Jagadish ShettarJul 12, 2012May 12, 2013BJP
3D. V. Sadananda GowdaAug 4, 2011Jul 12, 2012BJP
4B. S. YeddyurappaMay 30, 2008Jul 31, 2011BJP
5President's ruleNov 20, 2007May 27, 2008 
6B. S. YeddyurappaNov 12, 2007Nov 19, 2007BJP
7President's ruleOct 9, 2007Nov 11, 2007 
8H. D. KumaraswamyFeb 3, 2006Oct 8, 2007JD(S)
9Dharam SinghMay 28, 2004Jan 28, 2006INC
10S. M. KrishnaOct 11, 1999May 28, 2004INC
11J. H. PatelMay 31, 1996Oct 7, 1999JD
12H. D. Deve GowdaDec 11, 1994May 31, 1996JD
13M. Veerappa MoilyNov 19, 1992Dec 11, 1994INC
14S. BangarappaOct 17, 1990Nov 19, 1992INC
15President's ruleOct 10, 1990Oct 17, 1990 
16Veerendra PatilNov 30, 1989Oct 10, 1990INC
17President's ruleApr 21, 1989Nov 30, 1989 
18S. R. BommaiAug 13, 1988Apr 21, 1989JNP
19Ramakrishna HegdeFeb 16, 1986Aug 10, 1988JNP
20Ramakrishna HegdeMar 8, 1985Feb 13, 1986JNP
21Ramakrishna HegdeJan 10, 1983Dec 29, 1984JNP
22R. Gundu RaoJan 12, 1980Jan 6, 1983INC
23D. Devaraj UrsFeb 28, 1978Jan 7, 1980INC
24President's ruleDec 31, 1977Feb 28, 1978 
25D. Devaraj UrsMar 20, 1972Dec 31, 1977INC
26President's ruleMar 19, 1971Mar 20, 1972 
27Veerendra PatilMay 29, 1968Mar 18, 1971INC
28S. NijalingappaJun 21, 1962May 28, 1968INC
29S. R. KanthiMar 14, 1962Jun 20, 1962INC
30B. D. JattiMay 16, 1958Mar 9, 1962INC
31S. NijalingappaNov 1, 1956May 16, 1958INC


Cabinet Ministers of Karnataka


MinistriesName of Minsiter
Chief minister (including portfolios like Finance, Kannada languages and Cultural, Cabinet Affairs, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Intelligence Wing, Mines and Geology)Siddaramaiah
HomeK. J. George
Forest, Ecology & Environment DepartmentB.Ramanath Rai
EnergyD. K Shivakumar
TransportRamalinga Reddy
Horticulture and Agricultural marketingShamanuru Shivashankarappa
Rural Development and Panchayat RajH. K. Patil
Small Scale Industries, Sugar and MuzraiPrakash Babanna Hukkeri
Medical EducationDr. Sharan Prakash Patil
Municipalities & local bodies, Wakf & Minority welfareQamar ul Islam
Infrastructure Development, Haj and InformationR. Roshan Baig
Planning and Statistics, IT, BT, Science and TechnologyS. R. Patil
HousingM. H. Ambarish
Urban development excluding Bangalore)Vinay Kumar Sorake
Primary and Secondary Education (excluding Mass Education and Public Libraries)Kimmane Rathnakar
Food and Civil SuppliesDinesh Gundu Rao
Medium and Major IrrigationM. B. Patil
Women & Child Welfare and Kannada & CultureUmashree
AgricultureKrishna Byre Gowda

List of Governors of Karnataka



The first Governor of the state was Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur, who assumed office on 1 November 1956, after reorganisation of states. H.R. Bhardwaj is the current Governor.

The complete list of Governors in Karnataka is given below:

Sl.No.Name of GovernorsFromTo
1Vajubhai ValaAugust 26, 2014Present
2Konijeti RosaiahJune 29, 2014August 26, 2014
3H. R. BhardwajJune 24, 2009June 29, 2014
4Rameshwar ThakurAugust 21, 2007June 24, 2009
5T. N. ChaturvediAugust 21, 2002August 20, 2007
6V. S. RamadeviDecember 2, 1999August 20, 2002
7Khurshed Alam KhanJanuary 6, 1991December 2, 1999
8Bhanu Pratap SinghMay 8, 1990January 6, 1991
9Pendekanti VenkatasubbaiahFebruary 26, 1988February 5, 1990
10Ashoknath BanerjiApril 16, 1983February 25, 1989
11Govind NarainAugust 2, 1977April 15, 1983
12Uma Shankar DikshitJanuary 10, 1976August 2, 1977
13Mohanlal SukhadiaFebruary 1, 1972January 10, 1976
14Dharma ViraOctober 23, 1969February 1, 1972
15Gopal Swarup PathakMay 13, 1967August 30, 1969
16V. V. GiriApril 2, 1965May 13, 1967
17S M SrinageshMay 4, 1964April 2, 1965
18Jayachamaraja WodeyarNovember 1, 1956May 4, 1964


Rajya Sabha Members from Karnatak


NamePartyTermNamePartyTerm
Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar Independent & Others 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018Shri Oscar Fernandes Indian National Congress 01/07/2010 to 30/06/2016
Shri B.K. Hariprasad Indian National Congress 22/08/2013 to 25/06/2014Shri M. Rama Jois Bharatiya Janata Party 26/06/2008 to 25/06/2014
Shri K. Rahman KhanIndian National Congress 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018Dr. Prabhakar Kore Bharatiya Janata Party 26/06/2008 to 25/06/2014
Shri S.M. Krishna Indian National Congress 26/06/2008 to 25/06/2014Dr. Vijay Mallya Independent & Others 01/07/2010 to 30/06/2016
Shri Aayanur Manjunatha Bharatiya Janata Party 01/07/2010 to 30/06/2016Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Bharatiya Janata Party 01/07/2010 to 30/06/2016
Shri Basawaraj Patil Bharatiya Janata Party 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018Shri Rangasayee Ramakrishna Bharatiya Janata Party 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018

List of the Assembly Constituencies in Karnataka



A. C. No.Assembly Constituency NameA. C. No.Assembly Constituency NameA. C. No.Assembly Constituency Name
1Nippani76Haliyal151K.R. Pura
2Chikkodi Sadalga77Karwar152Byatarayanapura
3Athani78Kumta153Yeshvanthapura
4Kagwad79Bhatkal154Rajarajeshwarinagar
5Kudachi80Sirsi155Dasarahalli
6Raibag81Yellapur156Mahalakshmi Layout
7Hukkeri82Hangal157Malleshwaram
8Arabhavi83Shiggaon158Hebbal
9Gokak84Haveri159Pulakeshinagar
10Yemkanmardi85Byadgi160Sarvagnanagar
11Belgaum Uttar86Hirekerur161C.V Raman Nagar
12Belgaum Dakshin87Ranibennur162Shivajinagar
13Belgaum Rural88Hadagalli163Shanti Nagar
14Khanapur89Hagaribommanahalli164Gandhi Nagar
15Kittur90Vijayanagara165Rajaji Nagar
16Bailhongal91Kampli166Govindraj Nagar
17Saundatti Yellamma92Siruguppa167Vijay Nagar
18Ramdurg93Bellary168Chamrajpet
19Mudhol94Bellary City169Chickpet
20Terdal95Sandur170Basavanagudi
21Jamkhandi96Kudligi171Padmanaba Nagar
22Bilgi97Molakalmuru172B. T. M Layout
23Badami98Challakere173Jayanagar
24Bagalkot99Chitradurga174Mahadevapura
25Hungund100Hiriyur175Bommanahalli
26Muddebihal101Hosadurga176Bangalore South
27Devar Hippargi102Holalkere177Anekal
28Basavana Bagevadi103Jagalur178Hosakote
29Babaleshwar104Harapanahalli179Devanahalli
30Bijapur City105Harihar180Doddaballapur
31Nagthan106Davanagere North181Nelamangala
32Indi107Davanagere South182Magadi
33Sindgi108Mayakonda183Ramanagaram
34Afzalpur109Channagiri184Kanakapura
35Jewargi110Honnali185Channapatna
36Shorapur111Shimoga Rural186Malavalli
37Shahapur112Bhadravati187Maddur
38Yadgir113Shimoga188Melukote
39Gurmitkal114Tirthahalli189Mandya
40Chittapur115Shikaripura190Srirangapatna
41Sedam116Sorab191Nagamangala
42Chincholi117Sagar192Krishnarajpet
43Gulbarga Rural118Byndoor193Shravanabelagola
44Gulbarga Dakshin119Kundapura194Arsikere
45Gulbarga Uttar120Udupi195Belur
46Aland121Kapu196Hassan
47Basavakalyan122Karkal197Holenarasipur
48Homnabad123Sringeri198Arkalgud
49Bidar South124Mudigere199Sakleshpur
50Bidar125Chikmagalur200Belthangady
51Bhalki126Tarikere201Moodabidri
52Aurad127Kadur202Mangalore City North
53Raichur Rural128Chikkanayakanahalli203Mangalore City South
54Raichur129Tiptur204Mangalore
55Manvi130Turuvekere205Bantval
56Devadurga131Kunigal206Puttur
57Lingsugur132Tumkur City207Sullia
58Sindhanur133Tumkur Rural208Madikeri
59Maski134Koratagere209Virajpet
60Kushtagi135Gubbi210Piriyapatna
61Kanakagiri136Sira211Krishnarajanagara
62Gangawati137Pavagada212Hunsur
63Yelburga138Madhugiri213Heggadadevankote
64Koppal139Gauribidanur214Nanjangud
65Shirahatti140Bagepalli215Chamundeshwari
66Gadag141Chikkaballapur216Krishnaraja
67Ron142Sidlaghatta217Chamaraja
68Nargund143Chintamani218Narasimharaja
69Navalgund144Srinivaspur219Varuna
70Kundgol145Mulbagal220T Narasipur
71Dharwad146Kolar Gold Field221Hanur
72Hubli Dharwad East147Bangarapet222Kollegal
73Hubli Dharwad Central148Kolar223Chamarajanagar
74Hubli Dharwad West149Malur224Gundlupet
75Kalghatgi150Yelahanka 

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Karnataka



Anil Kumar Jha is the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Karnataka. He heads the state election commission and works according to the guidelines of the Election Commission of India.

Official Address: Nirvachana Nilaya Maharani's College Circle Sheshadri Road, Bengaluru - 560 001
CEO Office Phone: 080-22242042
CEO Office Fax: 080-22234039
Toll Free Phone Number: 1950

Karnataka Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 - Party wise


Shown below are the number of seats won by BJP, INC, AAP and others in Karnataka Lok Sabha Elections 2014.

Karnataka 2014 Party Wise Results
Below shown is the result for all important candidates for Karnataka Lok Sabha Elections 2014.
Nandan Nilekani
INC constituency:Bangalore South
Votes so far: 405241
M Veerappa Molly
INC constituency:Chikkaballapur
Votes so far: 424800
B. S. Yeddyurappa
BJP constituency:Shimoga
Votes so far: 606216
Anantkumar Hegde
BJP constituency:Uttara Kannada
Votes so far: 546939
Ananth Kumar
BJP constituency:South Banglore
Votes so far: 633816

Shown below is the list of winner/runnerup candidates of all parliamentary constituencies ofKarnataka with their party name and symbol along with the votes secured by each candidate.

ConstituencyStatusNamePartyVote
Bidar WinnerBhagwant Khuba
BJP
459290
Runner upN. Dharam Singh
INC
367068
Bangalore Central WinnerP.C. Mohan
BJP
557130
Runner Up-----------
Bagalkot WinnerGaddigoudar Parvtagouda Chandanagouda
BJP
571548
Runner upAjay Kumar Sarnaik
INC
454988
Hassan WinnerH.D. Devegowda
JD(S)
509841
Runner Up-----------
Mysore WinnerPrathap Simha
BJP
503908
Runner upAdagooru H Vishwanath
INC
472300
Chikkaballapur WinnerM Veerappa Molly
INC
424800
Runner upB N Bache Gowda
BJP
415280
Dakshina Kannada WinnerNalin Kumar Kateel
BJP
642739
Runner upJanardana Poojary
INC
499030
Bangalore Rural WinnerD K Suresh
INC
652723
Runner upP Muniraju
BJP
421243
Shimoga WinnerB. S. Yeddyurappa
BJP
606216
Runner upManjunatha Bhandary
INC
242911
Gulbarga WinnerMallikarjun Kharge
INC
507193
Runner upRevunaik Belamagi
BJP
432460
Uttara Kannada WinnerAnantkumar Hegde
BJP
546939
Runner upPrashant R Deshpande
INC
406239
Tumkur WinnerS P Muddahanumegowda
INC
429868
Runner upG.S. Basavaraj
BJP
355827
Haveri WinnerUdasi Shivakumar Channabasappa
BJP
566790
Runner upSaleem Ahmed
INC
479219
Chikkodi WinnerPrakash Hukkeri
INC
474373
Runner upRamesh Vishwanath Katti
BJP
471370
Koppal WinnerKaradi Sanganna Amarappa
BJP
486383
Runner upBasavaraj Hitnal
INC
453969
Bangalore South WinnerAnanth Kumar
BJP
633816
Runner upNandan Nilekani
INC
405241
Bangalore North WinnerD.V Sadananda Gowda
BJP
718326
Runner Up-----------
Bijapur WinnerRamesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
BJP
471757
Runner upPrakash Rathod
INC
401938
Mandya WinnerC.S.Puttaraju
JD(S)
524370
Runner upRamya
INC
518852
Belgaum WinnerAngadi Suresh Channabasappa
BJP
554417
Runner upLakshmi R. Hebbalkar
INC
478557
Kolar WinnerK H Muniyappa
INC
418926
Runner upKolar Kesava
JD(S)
371076
Udupi Chikmagalur WinnerShobha Karandlaje
BJP
581168
Runner upK Jayaprakash Hegde
INC
399525
Raichur WinnerB. V. Nayak
INC
443659
Runner upArakera Shivanagouda Nayak
BJP
442160
Chamarajanagar WinnerR. Dhruvanarayana
INC
567782
Runner upA. R. Krishna Murthy
BJP
426600
Davanagere WinnerG M Siddeshwara
BJP
518894
Runner upS.S. Mallikarjun
INC
501287
Dharwad WinnerPralhad Joshi
BJP
545395
Runner upVinay Kulkarni
INC
431738
Chitradurga WinnerB.N.Chandrappa
INC
467511
Runner Up-----------
Bellary WinnerB. Sreeramulu
BJP
534406
Runner upN.Y. Hanumantappa
INC
449262

Last Updated on September 23, 2014



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