Binnypet ward bypolls today

Binnypet ward bypolls today

The election was necessitated by the demise of Binnypet corporator Mahadevamma Nagaraj in January.

The byelection for the Binnypet ward will be held on Monday between 7 am and 5 pm. The election was necessitated by the demise of Binnypet corporator Mahadevamma Nagaraj in January.

The polling will take place in 37 booths across the ward. A total of 34,572 citizens — 17,746 men and 16,826 women — are eligible to cast their vote.

The ward has been reserved for general (women) category. Aishwarya B N, daughter of Mahadevamma, is contesting on a JD(S) ticket. She is being challenged by Chamundeshwari G from the BJP and the Congress' Srividya Shashikumar.

Counting of votes will be held on June 20 at the Home Science College. A holiday has been declared on Monday to nearby industries to facilitate the voting process.