Bengaluru: “The government is planning to move the Supreme Court on holding the BBMP elections”, confirmed Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday June 28.
Addressing an event at the Maratha Bhavan the CM said, “We are mulling over approaching the Supreme Court over the High Court’s directive to hold the BBMP elections before August 5. I feel that the elections should be held after the trifurcation process of the local body is complete”, he added.
On May 5, the High Court had said that the BBMP elections should be held within three months (by August 5). Last week, the State Election Commission announced that the elections will be held on July 28, a week before the last date.
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