As of 1 pm, the Karnataka Assembly election in 2023 has witnessed a voter participation rate of 37.25 percent. During the initial six hours of polling, which commenced at 7 am and will continue until 6 pm, the coastal district of Udupi registered the highest turnout at 47.79 percent. In contrast, the lowest polling was recorded in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) central limits, which include parts of Bengaluru city, with a turnout of 29.41 percent, as reported by election officials.
Narayan Murthy, Sudha Murthy, Actor Prakash Raj, Fm Nirmala Sitharaman, Dk Shivakumar and Siddharamaiah are few stalwarts who voted in the single phase election early morning today.
Following an intense election campaign, Karnataka is prepared for a significant electoral showdown. The voting process for the state’s 224 assembly constituencies commenced at 7 am and will conclude at 6 pm. Across 58,545 polling stations throughout the state, a total of 5,31,33,054 eligible voters have the opportunity to cast their votes. The primary political parties competing for power include the BJP, Congress, and JD(S). To secure a majority and establish the government, a minimum of 113 seats is required.
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