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Karnataka local body elections will be held in two phases on December 22 and 27. The counting of the votes will take place on December 30.(PTU)

Karnataka local body election 2020: 3,019 gram panchayats go to polls in first phase

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 08:58 AM IST
The polls will witness a triangular contest among the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S). The local body elections act as indicators of the grassroots level reach of the parties and therefore performing well in these polls is crucial for the parties.
Kashmiri protesters throw stones at police and paramilitary forces during a protest at Lal Chowk area in Srinagar following rumours about scrapping of Article 35A.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
Kashmiri protesters throw stones at police and paramilitary forces during a protest at Lal Chowk area in Srinagar following rumours about scrapping of Article 35A.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

J&K govt seeks adjournment of Article 35A hearings in Supreme Court citing local body polls

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 09:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court is hearing a bunch of petitions seeking quashing of Article 35A, which confers special status to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
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