The election commission of India will be announcing the dates of the Karnataka Assembly election on Wednesday (29 March) in just a few hours. The dates of the Karnataka assembly polls will be announced at 11:30 am (IST). The Election Commission officials will hold a press conference at Plenary Hall, Vigyan Bjawan in Delhi.
Check all the latest updates on the Karnataka election schedule on Livemint:
Karnataka election 2023: BJP vs Congress and JD (S)
The ruling BJP, Congress, and ally JD(S) began the spate of allegations and counter-allegations on several issues including the Kannadigas issue, reservation to the Lingayat and Vokkaliga communities in the recently held rallies in the state.
Karnataka polls 2023 updates: Who is in power at present?
At present, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in power in the southern state. The BJP has 119 MLAs in Karnataka while Congress has 75 and its ally JD(S) has 28 seats.
Karnataka Assembly seats facts
Karnataka has a total of 224 Assembly seats. The state has sixth-highest assembly seats in the country. Uttar Pradesh has the highest assembly seats at 403.
- Uttar Pradesh: 403
- West Bengal: 294
- Maharashtra: 288
- Bihar: 243
- Tamil Nadu: 234
- Karnataka: 224
- Madhya Pradesh: 230
- Rajasthan: 200
Karnataka poll dates: EC to announce election dates today
The Election Commission of India will announce the schedule of Karnataka Assembly Election at 11:30 am on 29 March.
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