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Karnataka elections 2018: Truck load of pressure cookers seized

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    A truck carrying pressure cookers with pictures of Laxmi Hebbalkar, president of the State Women's Congress Cell, seized by police in Belagavi's Sadashiv Nagar area on Saturday. The truck along with pressure cookers handed over to Election Commission.

    A truck carrying pressure cookers with pictures of Laxmi Hebbalkar. Courtesy: ANI news

    The seizure of 'gifts' comes days after the assembly election dates were announced by the Election Commission.

    Laxmi Hebbalkar had contested for the Belagavirural constituency in the 2013 Karnataka Legislative elections. She is currently serving as the President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress committee.

    Also, Rs 54 lakhs being transported from Ilkal to Bagalkot in a car seized by a special team of Election Commission due to the absence of documents.

    The Karnataka elections will be held on May 12. The Election Commission also said that the counting would be held on May 15. The polling would be held in a single phase.

    Karnataka Assembly Election dates
    Date of notification April 17
    Last date to file nominations April 24
    Last date to withdraw nominations April 27
    Date of polling May 12
    Date of counting May 15

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