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Bypolls to 15 Karnataka assembly seats now on December 5: EC

The counting will take place on December 9

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
The bypolls to 15 Karnataka seats, which the Election Commission had decided to defer, will now be held on December 5, according to a new notification issued on Friday.

The counting will take place on December 9.

Citing proceedings in the Supreme Court on Thursday regarding the pleas filed by 17 disqualified MLAs of the state challenging their disqualification, the EC said that after deliberations, it has decided that the nomination process will restart on November 11 as per the new schedule.

The apex court will hear the matter next on October 22 and has expressed its inclination to decide the issue.

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 9:59 PM IST

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