Bangalore: Indirect votes in two assembly constituencies in Karnataka – Sindgi and Hangal – will take place on October 30, the electoral commission said on Tuesday.
The by-elections were made necessary as they became vacant following the death of lawmaker JD (S) MC Manguli in Sindgi and CM Udasi of BJP in Hangal.
The election notice will be published on October 1, which also marks the start of the nomination process.
October 8 is the last day for submitting applications. The exam will take place on October 1 and October 13 is the last day of withdrawal.
The counting of the votes will take place on November 2.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the candidate selection process would begin soon, expressing confidence that the BJP would win both seats.
He said that at the recent BJP central committee meeting discussions had taken place on appointing observers to both segments and that BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel would take an appeal.
Top leader Udasi, who had represented Hangal, was an MP six times and under his leadership there was a lot of development work in the constituency, while the BJP won the Sindgi three times before losing it to the constituency. to the late Manguli of JD (S) in 2018, he pointed out.
When asked whether this was the first election under his leadership as chief minister, Bommai said: “All the leaders faced by-elections. We will face it under the leadership of the party.