During the BBMP by-polls, the BJP took hold of Kaveripura ward from the JDS, while Congress won in the Sagayapuram ward.
BJP candidate Pallavi Chennappa succeeded in Kaveripura, at that time Sagayapuram ward congress’ Palani Ammal won the polls.
Pallavi Chennappa defeated JDS-Congress alliance candidate Susheela Suresh by only 78 votes difference. She gained a total of 9,507 votes while Susheela got 9,429 votes.
In the Sagayapuram ward, Palani Ammal was backed by the JDS and secured with 7182 votes. Independent candidate Marimuttu came second with 4143 votes.