After the poll dates for assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and 64 by-elections across India were declared on Saturday, September 21, Janta-Dal Secular announced that the party will be contesting on all bye-elections to 15 seats in Karnataka. It further confirmed that it will not be contesting the elections in an alliance with anyone.
“The Election Commission has announced that by-polls will be held on October 21, 2019 for 15 assembly constituencies in Karnataka. The JDS party candidates will contest all constituencies. Those who brought down HD Kumaraswamy led coalition have been taught a lesson by the public,” Janata Dal Secular’s official handle tweeted.
The constituency that will be undergoing polling are:
Gokak, Athani, Ranebennur, Kagwad, Hosakote, Hunsur, Krishnarajpet, Mahalakshmi Layout, Hirekerur, Yellapur, Yeshwanthpura, Vijayanagara, Shivajinagar, KR Pura and Chikballapura.
The 15 seats are set to go to for elections on October 21, the counting will take place on October 24.