The Election Commission has altered the schedule for byelection to Karnataka Legislative Council to enable the elected representative from Bellary Rural (ST) Assembly Constituency to participate in it.

The notification for the bypoll to the Karnataka Legislative Council will now be issued on December 5 and the last date for filing nominations is December 12.

Polling will be held on December 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the counting would be held the same day at 5 pm, said a press release.

The Commission had earlier fixed November 25 as the date for notification and December 2 as the last date for filing nominations. — PTI