Karnataka By-Polls: Prestige Battle For Parties

Polling for two assembly seats is underway in Karnataka. It's a big prestige battle for the BJP & Congress in Bengaluru's RR Nagar seat where rebel congress candidate Muniratna now with BJP is taking on Kusuma of congress. The seat that has remained vacant for quite some time is seeing voters turn by the trickle. In Sira meanwhile, the congress & jds main contenders here as BJP looks to make inroads. New protocols have been put in place at polling booths following Covid-19 protocols. The voter turns out till about 10 am hasn't been very impressive.