State Govt. has snatched EC’s power: I have trust on judiciary – DKS


Bengaluru, May 18, 2022 ( The Election Commission has submitted a memo to the Hon’ble High Court alleging the State Government of snatching its power though the Hon’ble Supreme Court has given its judgment concerning the Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat elections. KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar has tweeted questioning the State Government’s move.
“The Election Commission has been given autonomy and freedom in the constitution. But the State Govt. has snatched that power, as alleged by the Election Commission itself. Then, how can we say that democracy is existing in our country?” his tweet read.
However, he has also mentioned that though the State Govt. has snatched the power from the Election Commission concerning conducting the Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat elections he has trust in the judiciary.
Keywords: KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar/ State Govt./ tweet/ EC