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Karnataka polls on May 10, results on May 13

Assembly elections in Karnataka will be held in a single phase on May 10 setting the stage for yet another showdown between the ruling BJP and the Congress ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Announcing the poll schedule at a news conference in Delhi on Wednesday, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said votes will be counted on May 13. He said elections for 224-member Assembly have been scheduled on a Wednesday, and not on a Monday or Friday, to encourage greater participation of voters.
CEC said poll notification will be issued on April 13 and last date for filing nomination papers is April 20. Nomination papers will be scrutinised on April 21 and last date for withdrawal of nominations is April 24.


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