The State Election Commission has declared BBMP elections for the second time. Polls will now be held on August 22nd. The Supreme Court also clarified that the eight weeks time granted earlier, was applicable from July 2nd.
While the Election Commission has been directed to complete BBMP elections on or before May 30th, there are forces in play still looking to postpone it. Namma Bengaluru Foundation shares a background on Bengaluru’s elections.