Yesterday, the Election Commission of Indian (ECI) has announced the Schedule of the Assembly Elections in the state of Karnataka.
The 2013 Karnataka Assembly polls will be held in a single phase for 224 seats on Sunday, 5th May 2013 and the counting of votes i.e., the results will be announced on Wednesday, 8th May 2013.
Announcing the schedule of the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013, Chief Election Commissioner V Sampath said that as many as 50,446 polling stations will be set up for the elections.
A total of 4.18 crore voters from the state are eligible to cast their votes in these elections.
In Kannada people call it - Rajya Vidhansabhe Vidhan Sabhe Sabha Cunavane Phalitansa Dinanka
According to the Karnataka 2013 Assembly Election Schedule, the notification for the elections will be issued on 10th April 2013, the last date for candidates to submit their nominations is 17th April 2013, the nomination papers filed till then will be scrutinised on 18th April 2013 and the last date for withdrawing nominations is 20th April 2013.
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013 Dates :
Issue of Notification – 10 April 2013 (Wednesday)
Last Date to file Nomination – 17-4-2013 (Wednesday)
Scrutiny of Nomination – 18-4-13 (Thursday)
Last date for withdrawal of Candidatures – 20 April 2013 (Saturday)
Election Date – 5 May 2013 (Sunday)
COunting of Votes – 8 May 2013 (Wednesday)
Earlier in 2008 elections, BJP had won 110 seats, Congress had won 80 seats while Janta Dal (Secular) won 28 seats and others got 6 seats.
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