Elections to the post of president, vice-president and the members of the managing council of the Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society will be held on Sunday.

Outgoing president Shashil G. Namoshi, vice-president Suryakant Patil, the former president Basavarajappa Appa and journalist Kranti Kumar are in the race for the post of president. While Mr. Namoshi, Dr. Patil and Mr. Appa have put up their own panels for the post of vice-president and 13 members of the managing council,

Mr. Kumar is fighting a lone battle. He has also filed nomination papers for the post of managing council member.

The contest for the post of president and other office-bearers is very close this year and a no-holds barred campaign was taken up by all those in the fray to capture power. There are 1,825 voters in the society.

Of them, 1,600 are in Gulbarga district, and the rest in Bidar and Raichur.

The polling for voters in Gulbarga will be held at PDA College of Engineering in the city, for Bidar at BVB Degree College in Bidar city and for Raichur at SLN Engineering College.

The counting of votes will be taken up in the evening and the results are expected by the night.


  • There are 1,825 voters in the society of which 1,600 are in Gulbarga district

  • Counting of votes will be taken up in the evening and results are expected by night


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