Siddaganga seer, at the age of 111, came forward to cast his vote. Every election, he is the first to cast his vote. Due to his ailing health, Shivakumar swamiji stepped in late this time. Siddaganga mutt is one of the most revered mutts in Tumkuru, Karnataka, especially for the Lingayats. Karnataka Elections 2018 is also heavily dependent on the Lingayat card.