New Delhi, FEB 18 2021|| PIB

Synopsis:
The Commission has decided to hold a by-election to the Karnataka Legislative Council by the members of the Legislative Assembly to fill the above-mentioned vacancy as per the following schedule:

There is one casual vacancy in the Karnataka Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly. The details of the vacancy are as follows:

Name of MemberNature of electionCause of vacancyTerm up to
S. L. DharmegowdaBy MLAsDeathon 28.12.202017.06.2024

2.         The Commission has decided to hold a bye-election to the Karnataka Legislative Council by the members of the Legislative Assembly to fill the above mentioned vacancy as per the following schedule:

S. No.EventsDates
 Issue of Notification25th February, 2021 (Thursday)
 Last Date of making nominations04th March, 2021 (Thursday)
 Scrutiny of nominations05th March, 2021  (Friday)
 Last date for withdrawal of candidatures08th March, 2021  (Monday)
 Date of Poll15th March, 2021  (Monday)
 Hours of Poll09:00 am to 04:00 pm
 Counting of Votes15th March, 2021 (Monday) at 05:00 pm
 Date before which election shall be completed18th March, 2021 (Thursday)

3.         Broad Guidelines to be followed during entire election process for all persons: –

I.          Every person shall wear face mask during every election related activity

II.        At the entry of hall/ room/ premises used for election purposes:

(a) Thermal Scanning of all persons shall be carried out

(b) Sanitizer shall be made available at all locations

III.       Social distancing shall be maintained as per the extant COVID-19 guidelines of the State Govt. and Ministry of Home Affairs.

4.         The Chief Secretary, Karnataka is being directed to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding COVID-19 containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the election.

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