RR Nagar Karnataka Assembly Polls: 34% Voter Turnout till 1 p.m.Top Stories

May 28, 2018 09:53
RR Nagar Karnataka Assembly Polls: 34% Voter Turnout till 1 p.m.

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A voter turnout of 34 percent was recorded till 1 p.m. in Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency of Karnataka on Monday.

The polling that were due to occur on May 12 were postponed in light of alleged counterfeit voter ID scam. On May 8, the Election Commission recovered 9,746 voter ID cards from a flat in SLV Park View Apartment in Bengaluru's Jalahalli locality.

The recovery of voter IDs, a political combat had broken out betwixt the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party, accusing each other of being involved in the swindle. Taking the decision, the EC countermanded the polling in this constituency.

The campaigning in the constituency came to conclusion on Saturday. The Janata Dal (Secular) has not fielded their candidate from this constituency rather supporting Congress candidate Munirathna.

The counting of votes for the constituency will transpire on May 31.

By Sowmya Sangam

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