The 2023 Karnataka assembly elections will be held on May 10 and the results will be announced on May 13, as per the recent announcement by the Election Commission of India (ECI).
Schedule for GE to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka.#AssemblyElections2023 #ECI #KarnatakaElections2023 pic.twitter.com/93lG2y9QZt— Election Commission of India #SVEEP (@ECISVEEP) March 29, 2023
Addressing a press conference, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said the notification for the elections to the 224-member assembly will be issued on April 13 and the last date for filing nomination papers will be April 20.
Kumar said the nomination papers will be scrutinised on April 21 and the last date for withdrawal of nominations will be April 24.
Kumar said the elections have been scheduled on a Wednesday, and not on a Monday or Friday, to encourage greater participation of voters.
The ruling BJP and Congress have already launched spirited campaigns for the elections.
(With PTI Inputs)