Udupi: In an exciting victory, a Congress candidate has won with a margin of one vote in the Todukallu ward of the Saligrama Town Panchayat in the district.

Puneet Poojary, who contested from the Congress here, has won with a margin of one vote against BJP candidate Karunakara. Both Puneet and Karunakara got 354 votes each. But Puneet got a vote by mail which brought smile of victory to him.

Puneet, who contested for the first time, has registered the victory. Karunakar, who was defeated by a margin of one vote against him, was the candidate of the BJP for four times. Besides, he has also served as the Vice President of the town panchayat.

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New Delhi (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed deep concern over the attack on former US president Donald Trump, and said violence has no place in politics and democracies.

Trump's campaign said that he was “doing well” after an assassination attempt at his election rally in Pennsylvania.

Modi said on X, "Deeply concerned by the attack on my friend, former President Donald Trump. Strongly condemn the incident. Violence has no place in politics and democracies. Wish him speedy recovery."

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the deceased, those injured and the American people, he added.

Trump was injured during his election rally when a suspected shooter fired multiple shots toward the stage from an elevated position outside of the rally venue in Butler, the US Secret Service said.