Karnataka assembly elections: Polling begins | India News
Lengthy queues have been seen at a number of polling stations throughout the state even earlier than polling started. Folks, particularly morning walkers, queued up in polling stations in Bengalura, Mysuru and different city centres
In Bengaluru, cloudy morning appeared to have enthused voters whereas morning rain appeared to be enjoying spoilsport in different elements of the state, together with Kodagu.
Former PM H D Deve Gowda and his son H D Revanna have been among the many early voters. Gowda solid his vote at a authorities highschool in Holenarsipura in Hassan district.
“We obtained a number of election-related complaints on Friday evening from totally different elements the state about distribution of money and liquor, and motion is being taken on them. There isn’t any untoward incident in thus far. Polling is progressing easily.” senior officers monitoring the polls stated.
It has been a multi-cornered contest within the state — Congress, BJP and JDS. As many as 2600 candidates are there within the fray. There are 5 crore voters within the state.
Polling will finish at 6pm. The counting of votes will likely be held on Might 15.