Karnataka: 21% voting recorded till 11 am in RR Nagar assembly election

May 28 2018 12:02 PM
Karnataka: 21% voting recorded till 11 am in RR Nagar assembly election

 

RR Nagar (Karnataka) [India], May 27 (NT): A voter turnout of 21 percent was recorded till 11 a.m. in RR Nagar constituency of Cauvery disputed state Karnataka on Monday.

 While in RR Nagar polls , 11% voter turnout recorded till 9 am.

The polling in Karnataka's RR Nagar assembly constituency was deferred in light of the alleged almost 10000 fake voter ID cards.

Ahead of the May 12 polling for Karnataka assembly elections, 9,746 voter ID cards were found from a flat in SLV Park View Apartment in Bengaluru's Jalahalli locality by Election Commission (EC) officials on May 8.

Following the recovery of the voter IDs, a political outrage had broken out between the Congress and the BJP, accusing each other of being mixed up in the scam.

Taking the decision, the EC cancelled the polling in the constituency; the campaigning in the constituency came to an end on Saturday.

Worth mentioning here The Janata Dal (Secular) has not fielded their candidate from this constituency and is backing Congress candidate Munirathna.

It is noted that the counting of votes for the constituency will take place on May 31. (NT)

 

 

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