EC notice to Karnataka CM for poll code violation

The EC issued a notice to Karnataka CM for announcing sops for a particular community ahead of the bypolls for two assembly seats.

Karnataka: The Election Commission today issued a notice to Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa for allegedly announcing sops for a particular community ahead of the bypolls for two assembly seats.

Taking cognizance of media reports, the Commission sent a
notice to Yeddyurappa for "violation" of the model code and
asked him to reply by Monday, EC sources said.
Reports said the Chief Minister had given assurances on
inclusion of the `Adi` sub-caste of Lingayat community in the
OBC list.

Bypolls for Gulbarga South and Kadur assembly seats are
scheduled to be held on September 13.

PTI

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