• search
For Bengaluru Updates
Allow Notification  

Karnataka: Local body election date announced, EVMs to be used in polling

By Chennabasaveshwar

Bengaluru, Aug 2: The State Election Commission has announced election date for 105 local bodies. For the first time EVMs will be used in the voting.

An Electronic Voting Machine

The voting will take place in two phases. The Election Commission will issue the notification on August 11. Twenty-nine Nagarasabhas, 53 Purasabhas and 23 Town Panchayats will go to polls.

The last date for filing of the nomination is August 17. Voting will be held on
August 29. Counting of votes will be held on September 1.

The upcoming elections will be challenging for the incumbent Congress-JDS alliance. Both the parties have not yet decided whether to have pre-poll alliance in the local body elections.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more