Bengaluru: Voting began on Tuesday morning for the by-election in Corona virus epidemic at Rajarajeshwari Nagar (Rajrajeshwari Nagar) and Sira assembly seat in Tumkuru (Tumkuru) district, Bengaluru urban district in Karnataka (Karnataka). According to information received from the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, polling started at seven in the morning, which will run till six in the evening. A total of 6,78,012 people including 3,26,114 women will be able to exercise their franchise in both seats.
The counting of votes will be done on 10 November. The death of JD (S) MLA Satya Narayan (Sityanarayan) of Sira and R.S. R. By-elections are being held in these seats due to the resignation of Muniratna, the Congress MLA of the city. Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar said in a statement that R.R. There will be a total of 1,008 polling stations including 678 in the city and 330 in Sira.
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According to sources, in addition to thermal screening, hand sanitizers are available at polling stations in view of the global epidemic. Tight security arrangements have been made around polling stations. RR Separate arrangements have been made to cast votes for the corona virus infected people in the Greater Bangalore Mahanagar municipality in Nagar (RR Nagar).
A total of 31 candidates are in the fray in the by-elections, including Congress, BJP (BJP) and JD (S). Of these, 15 in Sira and R.R. The city consists of 16 candidates.
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