BJP IT cell chief declares Karnataka polling date before EC

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New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya on Tuesday announced the date of Karnataka Assembly polls even ahead of the Election Commission — and then quickly deleted his tweet.

“Karnataka will vote on May 12, counting on May 18,” Malviya tweeted at 11.08 a.m.

The poll panel announced the date a few minutes later at a press conference. While the polling date was the same as mentioned in Malviya’s tweet, the date of counting announced by the Election Commission was May 15.



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