Campaigning for first phase of LS polls in Karnataka ends

06:17 PM Apr 24, 2024 | PTI |

Bengaluru: Campaigning for 14 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka going to polls in the first phase on April 26, came to an end on Wednesday.


A total of 247 candidates — 226 men and 21 women — are in the fray for the first round of voting in most of the southern and coastal districts, where an estimated over 2.88 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in 30,602 polling stations on Friday.

It is a straight electoral contest between the ruling Congress and the BJP-Janata Dal (Secular) combine in the state.


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