Karnataka Polls: Re-polling Ordered In Hebbal Due To EVM Failure


Bengaluru: Re-polling ordered in Hebbal assembly constituency’s Polling Station Number 2 after voting was stopped due to EVM failure. Low voter turnout in Badami from where Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah is contesting against BJP’s Sriramulu.

The Election Commission deferred the polls for the Rajarajeswari Nagar constituency to May 28 after a massive row erupted over a large number of voter ID cards being found in an apartment.

Majority of the 3500 residents of Chittapur taluk’s Tarkaspet village in Kalburagi district are boycotting polls over their demand for Gram Panchayat headquarters for their village,
Most of the opinion polls have predicted a tight race between the two main political parties, BJP and the ruling Congress, which left no stone unturned in wooing the voters here.

The state of Karnataka is witnessing a three-cornered contest between the ruling Congress, the BJP and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda’s JD(S) – which is predicted to play a kingmaker’s role in the government formation in the state.