The Karnataka State Cricket Association announced on Thursday that it would hold elections on October 3. The announcement came after formal approval from the Supreme Court’s amicus curiae to relax the 21-day notice period for the conduct of polls.

Elections will be held to the posts of five office bearers — President, Vice-President, Secretary, Joint-Secretary, and Treasurer — as well as 11 Managing Committee members.

The former State Election Commissioner M.R. Hegde has been appointed the electoral officer, with the KSCA to use electronic voting machines for the first time.

The filing of nominations will commence on Friday and will come to a close on Monday, when they will be scrutinized. The list of contesting candidates will be announced on October 1.

- Maharashtra cricket association polls to be held on October 2-

The elections for the Maharashtra Cricket Association will be held on October 2, electoral officer and former Maharashtra state election commissioner J S Saharia announced on Thursday.

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has extended the date for the state associations to conduct their polls to October 4.

The elections will be held for the appointment of 18 members of the MCA’s `apex council’ and five other office- bearers.

The voting to elect apex council members will be held from 9 am to 2 pm on October 2, the state cricket body said in a release.

With PTI Inputs