Second Saturday of the month is a holiday for state government employees and banks, besides IT and biotech firms, which makes them get away and skip voting as it may not be a priority
Karnataka elections to the 224-Karnataka Assembly will be held on May 12
On Friday, he stepped into Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's home turf, Old Mysuru, to seek support for the BJP's agenda of development
In another major decision, disabled government employees will be appointed as polling staff and there would also be all women polling stations during the May 12 assembly elections in Karnataka.
Shah has been on a two-day tour of poll-bound Karnataka, where he met with religious leaders
The poll panel said it was taking awareness steps to increase voting percentage among women and urban voters
"It is very difficult for us as a regional party. Single-phase polls is a setback for us"
Siddaramaiah tweeted to Shah that the "#ShahOfLies finally speaks truth. Thank you @AmitShah"
He's taken on Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah over a number of issues ranging from appeasement to corruption
Deve Gowda spoke about seat-sharing shortly after the election dates were announced