Election commission of India has announced dates for 56 assembly By-elections across the country and one parliamentary constituency of Bihar.
The Election commission of India has announced dates for 56 assembly By-elections across the country and one Valmiki Nagar parliamentary constituency of Bihar.
The by-election assembly seats includes
- Madhya Pradesh- 28 seats
- Gujarat- 8 seats
- Uttar Pradesh – 7 seats
- Jharkhand, Nagaland, Karnataka, Manipur, Nagaland, and Odisha- 2 seats each.
- Chhattisgarh, Telangana, and Haryana -1 seats with polls on November 3.
- The result for these by-polls will be announced along with Bihar Assembly Election 2020 on November 10.
Elections for 2 constituencies on November 7
In Manipur, by-elections will be held on November 7, 2020 in 30-Lilong and 34-Wangjing Tentha assembly constituencies of Thoubal district, while in Nagaland, by-elections will be held on November 3 in 14-Southern Angami-I (ST) and 60-Pungro-Kiphire (ST), the Election Comission stated.
The last date for nomination of Manipur poll candidates is fixed on October 20 and the last date for withdrawal of candidates is October 23, 2020, while the date of vote counting is scheduled on November 10, the release stated, adding that the elections in the state should wrap up on November 12, the EC stated in a release.
In view of it, the election code of conduct has come into immediate effect in entire Thoubal district from Tuesday. “All intending candidates and political parties, and all stakeholders concerned are, therefore, directed to comply strictly with the model code of conduct with immediate effect until the election process is completed,” Manipur Chief Electoral Officer PK Singh stated in a release on Tuesday.