India's LARGEST EVER political poll. Have you participated yet?
  • search

Countdown begins: Fate of 2,564 candidates in Karnataka at stake

Subscribe to Oneindia News
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

    It is just a matter of a few hours before the fate of Karnataka is decided. On Tuesday, counting for the all-important Karnataka assembly elections will be held. Will it be the Congress or the BJP or a government with the JD(S)playing kingmaker?

    Countdown begins: Fate of 2,564 candidates in Karnataka at stake

    At stake is the fate of 2,564 candidates who contested the May 12 Assembly elections. On Saturday, May 12, as many 5.06 crore voters exercised their franchise.

    Election Commission officials say that counting would begin at 8 am. The first trends would be available by 10 am, they also said.

    Also Read | Siddaramaiah, not a natural choice for CM if Congress wins Karnataka

    The EVMs which have been stored are being guarded by the Central Reserve Police Force as per the directives of the Election Commission of India. According to chief electoral officer Sanjiv Kumar, a total of 11,160 polling personnel will be involved in the counting process. As many as 100 personnel will be involved in the counting of votes per constituency.

    Re-polling at Kushtagi in Koppal district and one polling booth in Lottegollahalli in Hebbal Assembly constituency will be held on Monday between 7 am and 6 pm. Re-polling became necessary due to faulty EVMs.

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

    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