Kittur: Kittur BJP candidate Mahantesh Doddagoudar defeated his nearest counterpart senior Congress MLA and ex-minister D.B. Inamdar in his very first contest in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly with a record margin.Leading throughout in the counting that began on Tuesday morning and securing 73,155 votes, Doddagouder recorded a huge margin of 32,862 votes against Inamdar.His supports burst into celebrations with crackers and sweets in Kittur as soon as his victory was declared.