Election Date 2023 Karnataka: EC announces karntaka assembly election dates; polling on may 10, results on may 24 |

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India announced the schedule for the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections on Wednesday.
The elections in the southern state will be held in a single phase on May 10.
The counting of votes will be done on May 13.
Addressing a press conference in Delhi, Chief election commissioner Rajiv Kumar said the notification for the elections will be issued on April 13 and the last date for filing nomination papers will be April 20.

The term of the 224-member Karnataka assembly ends on May 24.
Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for the return of the ruling BJP, lashed out at politics of manipulation and addressed a public rally at Davanagere after getting yet another rousing reception in his seventh visit to the southern state. It was his seventh visit to the poll-bound state.
Asking people if they want him to serve them and Karnataka, PM Modi said. “If I have to serve you and do something for you, I will need BJP’s strong government in Karnataka, and you will have to make BJP win and bring in its strong government.”
Karnataka election schedule

Date of notificationApril 13, 2023
Last date for filing nominationApril 20, 2023
Scrutiny of nominationApril 21, 2023
Last date for withdrawal of nominationApril 24, 2023
Date of pollingMay 10, 2023
Date of Counting (Result)May 13, 2023

The Congress on Saturday released its first list of 124 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections with former chief minister Siddaramaiah being fielded from his Varuna seat. Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief DK Shivakumar will contest the elections from his Kanakapura assembly constituency.

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Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that BJP will announce the list of candidates in the first week of April.

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