Bypoll to Asansol LS seat, four assembly constituencies on April 12

India

oi-Deepika S

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New
Delhi,
Mar
12:

By-polls
to
one
Lok
Sabha
seat
and
four
assembly
constituencies
across
four
states
will
be
held
on
April
12,
the
Election
Commission
said
on
Saturday.

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The
Asansol
parliamentary
seat
in
West
Bengal
fell
vacant
following
the
resignation
of
BJP
lawmaker
Babul
Supriyo,
who
joined
the
Trinamool
Congress.

By-elections
will
also
be
held
for
Ballygunge
in
West
Bengal,
Khairagarh
in
Chhattisgarh,
Bochahan
in
Bihar
and
Maharashtra’s
Kolhapur
North.


Schedule
for
Bye
Elections

  • Date
    of
    Issue
    of
    Gazette
    Notification:
    17th
    March,
    2022,
    (Thursday)
  • Last
    Date
    of
    Nominations:
    24th
    March,
    2022
    (Thursday)
  • Date
    for
    Scrutiny
    of
    Nominations:
    25th
    March,
    2022
    (Friday)
  • Last
    Date
    for
    Withdrawal
    of
    candidatures:
    28th
    March,
    2022
    (Monday)
  • Date
    of
    Poll:
    12th
    April,
    2022
    (Tuesday)
  • Date
    of
    Counting:
    16th
    April,
    2022
    (Saturday)
  • Date
    before
    which
    election
    shall
    be
    completed:
    18th
    April,
    2022
    (Monday)

The
Commission
has
decided
to
use
EVMs
and
VVPATs
in
the
bye-elections
in
all
the
polling
stations.
Adequate
numbers
of
EVMs
and
VVPATs
have
been
made
available
and
all
steps
have
been
taken
to
ensure
that
the
polls
are
conducted
smoothly
with
the
help
of
these
machines.

The
Model
Code
of
Conduct
shall
come
into
force
with
immediate
effect
in
the
district(s)
in
which
the
whole
or
any
part
of
the
Assembly
constituency
going
for
election
is
included,
subject
to
partial
modification
as
issued
vide
Commission’ s
instruction
No.
437/6/1NST/2016-CCS,
dated
29th
June,
2017.

Candidates
with
criminal
antecedents
are
required
to
publish
information
in
this
regard
in
newspapers
and
through
Television
channels
on
three
occasions
during
the
campaign
period.
A
political
party
that
sets
up
candidates
with
criminal
antecedents
is
also
required
to
publish
information
about
criminal
background
of
its
candidates,
both
on
its
website
and
also
in
newspapers
and
Television
channels
on
three
occasions.

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