All nominations found valid

All nominations found valid

All the 33 nomination papers, submitted by 22 candidates, for the election to the Lok Sabha from Mysore-Kodagu constituency, have been found valid.

In the scrutiny held on Thursday, Deputy Commissioner C Shikha, also the District Electoral Officer, declared that all the papers are devoid of errors, fulfilling the required criteria.

Barring some, who had filed their nomination in single sets, sitting MP and Congress candidate A H Vishwanath, BJP’s Prathapa Simha were prominent among those who had filed their papers in four sets. Janata Dal (Secular) candidate Chandrashekaraiah had filed the nomination in two sets. The last day to withdraw the paper is March 29.


Director of Horticulture, Chattisgarh, Bhuvanesh Yadav is appointed as the general observer for the elections. In case of any election related complaints, Yadav will be available at the guest house at the Central Institute of Indian Language (CIIL) between 9 am and 11 am and 7 pm to 9 pm. He will also be available at the office of the Deputy Commissioner between 4 pm and 6 pm. He can be contacted on 94482 89201.


Training for the officials deployed at K R Assembly constituency will be held on March 29 at JSS Women’s College, Saraswatipuram. 

The first level of training for officials and staffers will be held at 9 am and for second level officials it is scheduled at 3 pm. The polling staff have been instructed to return the duly filled Form 12(a), to issue election duty certificate to enable the participating officials cast their votes at their respective duty booths.