Also, the whole notification and other further details are also published by the election commission.
The term of the current legislative assembly ends on May 28. In fact, several other channels such as TV9 Karnataka, BTV, TV5 Kannada and Suvarna News also aired the news prior to the EC announcement. In a turn of events, Yeddyurappa, who returned to BJP ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, is leading the party campaign while the party will bank on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its main poll mascot.
Special arrangements will be made for women and more than 450 voting stations will be managed by all-women staff. In a video shared by the Karnataka Congress handle and Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah can be heard calling the "Yeddyruppa government the number 1 corrupt government". Overall, this elections is going to be the next big thing and we are sure that everyone is looking for the cool winning. While the ruling party is leaving no stone unturned to retain the power, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying every tactic to wrestle the power from the former as the outcome is considered the gateway to southern India for political parties. Be assured that actions legally and administratively befitting will be taken, Rawat said.
Hitting out at the BJP, Congress dubbed the saffron party as "Super Election Commission", taking strong objection to its IT cell chief tweeting the date of the Karnataka Assembly election before the Election Commission had announced it.
It was earlier found that BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya tweeted the date of election.
"It is a huge embarrassment for the Election Commission".
On Tuesday evening, the Commission constituted a committee of senior officers of the EC to probe the matter to ensure that "necessary and effective action be taken", and to also suggest steps to avoid such a scenario in the future.
In 2013, the Congress won 122 seats while the BJP and the JD (S) won 40 seats each.
What is the date of Karnataka Assembly Election 2018? Interestingly, Congress social media in-charge for Karnataka also tweeted the dates before the announcement, which was also questioned by the twitterati.