Polkadot Digest 5 Apr 2023

Polkadot News

Referendum 112, proposing to immediately increase the number of validators in the active set from 297 to 500, is failing with 27% in favor and 25 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/112

The next parachain lease auction begins 28 Apr. Polkadot Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Polkadot Now India has concluded, with over 1000 attendees. For more details on the event, see https://www.polkadotnowindia.com/

Kusama News

With one day left in the current parachain lease auction, Acurast has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 145, looking to redirect Society funds to be staked for the benefit of the Kusama Treasury, currently has 8% in favor and no decision deposit placed. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/145

Referendum 139, resubmitting a previously-approved and erroneously-cancelled tip for Turboflakes, has passed. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/139

There are 10 active Referenda up for vote in total. KSM holders can vote on Referenda here: Polkadot/Substrate Portal