ULB polls in Kodagu on Oct.28; Counting on Oct.31

ULB polls in Kodagu on Oct.28; Counting on Oct.31

October 7, 2018

Mysuru:  The Urban Local Body (ULB) polls in Kodagu, which was postponed due to floods and landslides across the district in August, will now be held on Oct. 28.

The polls will be held for Somwarpet Town Panchayat, Virajpet Town Panchayat and Kushalnagar Town Panchayat.

The Election Commission issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday last and the model code has come into immediate effect (from Oct.3), according to Kodagu Deputy Commissioner P.I. Sreevidya.

The revised poll notification will be issued on Oct.16 and the nominations have to be filed on the same day. The scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on Oct.17 and the last date for withdrawal of nominations is Oct. 20.

The polling will take place from 7am to 5pm on Oct. 28 and the counting of votes will be taken up on Oct. 31, the DC said and added that there will be no change in the earlier election process. Those who have filed nominations previously need not file papers again.


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