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Election Commission sets up panel to probe Karnataka poll date leak

Trouble found BJP national Information and Technology chief Amit Malviya on Tuesday after he tweeted the dates of Karnataka Assembly election moments before Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat actually announced the schedule at a press conference. The incident gave birth to a huge controversy and speculation of leak. Malviya tweeted that polls would be held on May 12 and counting will take place on May 18. While he was correct about the date of polling, he got the counting date wrong which will actually take place on May 15. Later in the evening, the Election Commission set up a committee of senior officials to probe the leak of the poll schedule. Watch News Nation's special coverage to know more details regarding the incident.

Updated : 27 March 2018, 06:55 PM