The state election commission have been declared the date for by-election of two BBMP wards.
As per that announcement, the polls will be conducted for the Kaveripura and Sagayapura wards on May 29th and results will be declared on May 31.
After the demise of corporate, the Kaveripura ward is empty, ex-deputy mayor Rameela Ravi Shankar of the JDS. After the death of Elumalai an independent candidate, the Sagayapura ward is empty.
During that time, unit president of JDS Prakash has recommended the Congress to be allied in the BBMP by-election as well. “The JDS has been winning in Kaveripura for the last three terms. So, the Congress should support us here and we can support them in Sagayapura”, he said.