​HC permits for mayoral elections

Shivamogga : The High Court of Karnataka granted permission to conduct mayoral election for Shivamogga and Tumakuru corporations on Thursday.

Justice BV Nagarathna, granted the permission to hold election and directed that the elected mayor and deputy mayor will not assume office until the disposal of the petition. 

The petition pertains to holding mayoral elections after the reorganisation of wards. Shivamogga and Tumakuru have been upgraded from city municipality to corporation.

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