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Bye Election to the Bihar Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg.


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No. ECI/PN/80/2021
Dated: 09th September, 2021



Subject: Bye Election to the Bihar Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg. 

There is a casual vacancy in the Bihar Legislative Council to be filled up by the members of Legislative Assembly. The details of the vacancy are as follows: 


Name of Member

Nature of election

Date & Cause of vacancy

Term upto


Sh. Tanveer Akhtar


Death on 09.05.2021


2.           The Commission has decided to hold a bye-election to the Bihar Legislative Council by the members of the Legislative Assembly to fill the above mentioned vacancy as per the following schedule:

S. No.




Issue of Notification

15th September,  2021 (Wednesday)


Last Date of making nominations

22nd September,  2021 (Wednesday)


Scrutiny of nominations

23rd September,  2021 (Thursday)


Last date for withdrawal of candidatures

27th September,  2021 (Monday)


Date of Poll

04th October, 2021 (Monday)


Hours of Poll

09:00am – 04:00pm


Counting of Votes

04th October, 2021 (Monday) at 05:00pm


Date before which election shall be completed

06th October, 2021 (Wednesday)


3.           Broad Guidelines of Covid-19 as already issued by ECI as well as the recent guidelines issued by ECI as contained in para 13 of Press Note dated 04.09.2021 available at link to be followed, wherever applicable, during entire election process for all persons. 

4.           The Chief Secretary, Bihar is being directed to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding COVID-19 containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the election.

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