248 Candidates Filed Nomination for Karnataka Bypolls
- As many as 248 candidates which include 128 independent candidates are ready to contest for the 15 assembly by-elections in Karnataka.
- According to a poll official, "The 248 candidates have filed 353 nominations by Nov 18 evening, which was the last date for submitting the papers."
- The officials will scrutinize the nominations on Nov 19th the last date of withdrawal is November 21.
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- Let us tell you that Congress, BJP and JD(S) are contesting elections on all 15 seats separately.
- Earlier the Election Commission officials seized cash amounting to 95 lakh rupees and 66 liters of liquor worth Rs 80,000 in direct violation of the model code of conduct.