Election panel to visit Karnataka on April 8, 9

Election panel to visit Karnataka on April 8, 9

Top election officials will visit poll-bound Karnataka for two days next week to review the poll preparedness and arrangements there, besides hearing grievances of political parties.

The full Election Commission, including Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath and Election Commissioners H S Brahma and SNA Zaidi will visit Bangalore on April 8 and 9 for the review meeting.

While a team of officials of the Election Commission will reach Bangalore on April 7, the full Commission will reach there on April 8 and hold a meeting with representatives of all political parties for hearing their grievances or complaints.

The EC will hold a meeting of top election officials in the morning of April 9 and discuss their poll preparedness for conducting free and fair polls in the southern state.
The Commission will also discuss thread-bare steps to check the use of money power in elections besides checking paid news and other poll malpractices.

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