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    Commission's Order dated 12th October, 2019, regarding identification of electors at the current bye-elections to the State Legislative Assemblies, notified on 23-09-2019& 27-09- 2019 from 46 Assembly Constituencies (as per Annexure-I) of 16 States and 23-Samastipur (SC) Parliamentary Constituency in the State of Bihar & 4S-Satara Parliamentary Constituency in the State of Maharashtra.
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    Bye Elections to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh-reg.
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    No. ECI/PN/77/2019 Dated: 25th August, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject : Schedule for bye-election to fill casual vacancy in the State Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh– Regarding. There are four clear vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh which needs to be filled up: Sl. No. State Number & Name of Assembly Constituency 1. Chhattisgarh 88 - Dantewada (ST) 2. Kerala 93 – Pala 3. Tripura 14 – Badharghat (SC) 4. Uttar Pradesh 228-Hamirpur After taking into consideration various factors like local festivals, electoral rolls, weather conditions etc., the Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to fill these vacancies as per the programme mentioned as under: - Poll Events Schedule Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 28.08.2019 (WEDNESDAY) Last Date of Nominations 04.09.2019 (WEDNESDAY) Date for Scrutiny of Nominations 05.09.2019 (THURSDAY) Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures 07.09.2019 (SATURDAY) Date of Poll 23.09.2019 (MONDAY) Date of Counting 27.09.2019 (FRIDAY) Date before which election shall be completed 29.09.2019 (SUNDAY) ELECTORAL ROLL The Electoral Rolls for the aforesaid Assembly Constituencies w.r.t 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date has been finally published. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) and VVPATs The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-election 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. IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter's identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned election at the time of poll' Electoral Photo Identity cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the electoral rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said election. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT 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 /6/1NST2016-CCS, dated 29th June, 2017 (available on the commission's website). The Model code of conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the state Government concerned. The Model code of conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the district of the State concerned.
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    No. ECI/PN/75/2019 Dated: 1st August, 2019 Subject: Bye Elections to the Council of States from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh-reg. There are two casual vacancies in the Council of States as per the following details: - S.No States Name of Member Cause of vacancy Term of office up to 1. Rajasthan Madanlal Saini Death on 24.06.2019 03.04.2024 2. Uttar Pradesh Neeraj Shekhar Resignation on 15.07.2019 25.11.2020 The Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to the Council of States from the above mentioned States to fill up the above said vacancies in accordance with the following programme: - Sl.No. Events Dates and Days 1. Issue of Notifications 07th August, 2019 (Wednesday) 2. Last Date of making nominations 14th August, 2019 (Wednesday) 3. Scrutiny of nominations 16th August, 2019 (Friday) 4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 19th August, 2019 (Monday) 5. Date of Poll 26th August, 2019 (Monday) 6. Hours of Poll 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 7. Counting of Votes 26th August, 2019 (Monday) at 5.00 p.m. 8. Date before which election shall be completed 28th August, 2019 (Wednesday)
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    No. ECI/PN/76/2019 Dated: 1st August, 2019 Subject: Bye Elections to the Legislative Councils of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg. There are three casual vacancies in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council and one casual vacancy in the Telangana Legislative Council by the Members of Legislative Assembly. The details of the vacancies are as follow: ANDHRA PRADESH Name of Member Cause of vacancy Term Upto Karanam Balarama Krishna Murthy Resignation on 06.06.2019 29.03.2023 Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas 29.03.2023 Kolagatla Veerabhadra Swamy 29.03.2021 TELANGANA K Yadava Reddy Disqualification on 16.01.2019 03.06.2021 2. The Commission has decided to hold three bye-elections to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council and one to the Telangana Legislative Council by the Members of the respective Legislative Assembly to fill the above mentioned vacancies in accordance with the following programme: - S.No. Subject of Programme Dates and Days 1. Issue of Notifications 07th August, 2019 (Wednesday) 2. Last Date of making nominations 14th August, 2019 (Wednesday) 3. Scrutiny of nominations 16th August, 2019 (Friday) 4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 19th August, 2019 (Monday) 5. Date of Poll 26th August, 2019 (Monday) 6. Hours of Poll 9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M. 7. Counting of Votes 26th August, 2019 (Monday) at 5.00 P.M. 8. Date before which election shall be completed 28th August, 2019 (Wednesday)
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    Form 7A - General Election to 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu
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    LIST OF DEPLOYED GENERAL AND POLICE OBSERVERS IN 8-VELLORE PC
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    LIST OF DEPLOYED OBSERVER IN 96-PATKURA AC

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    LIST OF DEPLOYED OBSERVER IN 96-PATKURA AC
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    Notification for General Election to 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu
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    Application of Model Code of Conduct - General Election from 96 - Patkura Assembly Constituency of the State Legislative Assembly of Odisha and 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu - reg.
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    General Election from 96- Patkura Assembly Constituency of the State Legislative Assembly of Odisha and 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu-Release of funds under MPs'/MLAs' Local Area Development Scheme.
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    No. ECI/PN/70/2019 Dated: 4th July, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject : Schedule for election to 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu– Regarding. Notification calling General Election to 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu vide Notification No.464/EPS/2019(2) dated 19.03.2019 was rescinded by the President in pursuance of the Commission’s proceeding no. 464/ECI/LET/TERR/TN/SS-I/2019 dated 14.04.2019. The Commission issued Press Note No.ECI/PN/49/2019 dated 16th April, 2019 in this regard. 3. Now, the Commission has considered the matter and has decided to hold the General Election of 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency of Tamil Nadu. In pursuance of Sections 30 and 56 of the R.P.Act, 1951, as per the programme mentioned as under: - Poll Events Schedule Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 11.07.2019(Thursday) Last Date of Nominations 18.07.2019(Thursday) Date for Scrutiny of Nominations 19.07.2019(Friday) Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures 22.07.2019(Monday) Date of Poll 05.08.2019(Monday) Date of Counting 09.08.2019(Friday) Date before which election shall be completed 11.08.2019(Sunday) ELECTORAL ROLL The Electoral Rolls for the aforesaid Parliamentary Constituency w.r.t 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date has been finally published. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) and VVPATs The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the election 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. IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned election at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the electoral Rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said election. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT The Model Code of Conduct shall come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) in which the whole or any part of Parliamentary Constituency going for election is included, subject to partial modification as issued vide Commission’s instruction No.437/6/INST/2016-CCS, dated 29th June, 2017( available on the Commission’s website). The Model Code of conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the district of the State concerned.
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    No. ECI/PN/69/2019 Dated: 04th July, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject: Schedule for General-elections to fill vacancy from 96 – Patkura Assembly Constituency in the State Legislative Assembly of Odisha where poll was adjourned – Regarding. The General Election to Legislative Assembly of Odisha was scheduled in four phases. 96-Patkura AC from Odisha was scheduled for poll on 29.04.2019 in th 4th Phase. Sh. Bed Prakash Agarwalla, contesting candidate of BJD (Biju Janata Dal) from 96-Patkura AC died on 20.04.2019, the detailed schedule of the poll was as follows: Issue of Notification 02-04-2019 Last Date for filing Nominations 09-04-2019 Scrutiny of Nominations 10-04-2019 Last date for withdrawal of Candidature 12-04-2019 Date of Poll 29-04-2019 Counting of Votes 23-05-2019 Date before which the election shall be completed 27-05-2019 In this connection, the poll under section 52(1)(c) of the Representation of People Act, 1951 on account of death of contesting candidate was adjourned by Returning Officer. Further, the Commission vide its notice dated 24.04.2019 to the concerned recognized state party (BJD) called upon to nominate another candidate for the said election within 7 days of the issue of the such notice under the provisions of section 52(2) of R.P. Act, 1951. Consequently, the Commission vide its notification No. 492/ECI/NOT/TERR/ES-II/OR-LA/2019 dated 24.04.2019 notified the schedule of adjourned poll, which was as follows: Last Date for making Nominations 01-05-2019 Scrutiny of Nominations 02-05-2019 Last date for withdrawal of Candidature 04-05-2019 Date of Poll 19-05-2019 Counting of Votes 23-05-2019 Date before which the election shall be completed 27-05-2019 In view of “FANI” cyclone, the CEO Odisha proposed to postpone the schedule of elections mentioned above with date of poll on 19.05.2019. Accordingly, the Commission decided to extend the completion of the election from 96-Patkura AC for 60 days. Now, the Commission after taking into consideration various factors like, festivals, electoral rolls, etc., the Commission has decided to hold the adjourned poll to fill this vacancy as per the programme mentioned as under: - Date of Poll 20-07-2019 (Saturday) Counting of Votes 24-07-2019 (Wednesday) Date before which the election shall be completed 26-07-2019 (Friday) ELECTORAL ROLL The Electoral Rolls for the aforesaid Assembly Constituency w.r.t. 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date has been finally published. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) and VVPATs The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the election 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. IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned election at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the electoral rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said election. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT 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 /6/1NST2016-CCS, dated 29th June, 2017 (available on the Commission's website). The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the district of the State concerned.
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    No. ECI/PN/65/2019 Dated: 15th June, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject: Bye Elections to the Council of States from Bihar, Odisha and Gujarat-reg. There are six casual vacancies in the Council of States from Bihar, Gujarat and Odisha occurred due to reasons as mentioned below: S.No States Name of Member Cause of vacancy Term of office up to 1. Bihar Ravi Shankar Prasad Elected to 17th Lok Sabha on 23.05.2019 02.04.2024 2. Gujarat Shah Amitbhai Anilchandra Elected to 17th Lok Sabha on 23.05.2019 18.08.2023 3. Smriti Zubin Irani Elected to 17th Lok Sabha on 24.05.2019 18.08.2023 4. Odisha Achyutananda Samanta Elected to 17th Lok Sabha on 24.05.2019 03.04.2024 5. Pratap Keshari Deb Elected to Odisha Legislative Assembly. Seat became vacant on 09.06.2019 01.07.2022 6. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik Resignation on 06.06.2019 03.04.2024 Sl.No. Events Dates and Days 1. Issue of Notifications 18th June, 2019 (Tuesday) 2. Last Date of making nominations 25th June, 2019 (Tuesday) 3. Scrutiny of nominations 26th June, 2019 (Wednesday) 4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 28th June, 2019 (Friday) 5. Date of Poll 05th July, 2019 (Friday) 6. Hours of Poll 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 7. Counting of Votes 05th July, 2019 (Friday) at 5.00 p.m. 8. Date before which election shall be completed 09th July, 2019 (Tuesday) The Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to the Council of States from the above mentioned States to fill up the above said vacancies in accordance with the following schedule for each of the vacancies - It is further clarified that the vacancies for Bye-elections to all Houses, including the Rajya Sabha, are considered as separate vacancies and separate notifications are issued and separate poll is taken for each of the vacancies although the programme schedule for the bye-elections may be common. This is in conformity with the provisions of Section 147 to 151 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, and has been the consistent practice of the Commission in such cases. Holding of separate elections has been upheld by the Hon’ble Delhi High Court in Civil W.P. No. 132 of 1994 (A.K. Walia Vs Union of India & Others) and W.P. No. 9357 of 2006 (Satya Pal Malik Vs Election Commission of India) by its decision dated 14.01.1994 & 20.01.2009 respectively.
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    No. ECI/PN/55/2019 Dated: 14th May, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject: Bye-elections to State Legislative Councils of Bihar, Maharashtra and Telangana by Members of respective Legislative Assemblies-reg. There are four casual vacancies in State Legislative Councils of Bihar, Maharashtra and Telangana elected by the members of Legislative Assembly of concerned State as per the following details: S.No Name of State Constituencies- Date of Vacancy Term up to 1. Telangana Hanmanth Rao Mynampally Resignation on 11.12.2018 29.03.2023 2. Bihar Dr. Suraj Nandan Prasad Death on 30.12.2018 06.05.2020 Syed Khurshid Mohammad Mohsin Death on 12.01.2019 06.05.2024 3. Maharashtra Deshmukh, Shivajirao Bapuso Death on 14.01.2019 24.04.2020 2. The Commission has decided to hold bye elections to State Legislative Councils of Bihar, Maharashtra and Telangana by Members of respective Legislative Assemblies in accordance with the following programme: - Sl.No. Subject of Programme Dates and Days 1 Issue of Notifications 21st May, 2019 (Tuesday) 2 Last Date of making nominations 28th May, 2019 (Tuesday) 3 Scrutiny of nominations 29th May, 2019 (Wednesday) 4 Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 31st may, 2019 (Friday) 5 Date of Poll 07th June, 2019 ( Friday) 6 Hours of Poll 9.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. 7 Counting of Votes 07th June, 2019 (Friday) at 5.00 p.m. 8 Date before which election shall be completed 10th June, 2019 (Monday) 3. The Commission has directed that for the purpose of marking preference(s) on the ballot paper only integrated violet colour sketch pen(s) of pre-fixed specification, provided by the Returning Officer, shall be used. No other pen shall, under any circumstances, be used in the above said elections. 4. Adequate measures for close monitoring of the election process by appointing observers shall be taken to ensure free and fair election.
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    Schedule for bye-election to fill Casual vacancies in the State Legislative Assembly of West Bengal-reg.
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    ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA Nirvachan Sadan, Ashoka Road, New Delhi-110001 No. ECI/PN /50/2019 Dated: 19th April, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject : Schedule for bye-elections to fill casual vacancies from 89 - Agra and 23-Darjeeling Assembly Constituencies in the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal respectively – Regarding. There are two clear vacancies from 89–Agra and 23–Darjeeling Assembly Constituencies in the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, respectively, which needs to be filled up. After taking into consideration various factors like, festivals, electoral rolls, etc., the Commission has decided to hold the bye-election to fill this vacancy as per the programme mentioned as under: - Sl No. Poll Events Schedule 1 Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 22.04.2019 (Monday) 2 Last date of making Nominations 29.04.2019 (Monday) 3 Date of Scrutiny of Nominations 30.04.2019 (Tuesday) 4 Last date for withdrawal of Candidatures 02.05.2019 (Thursday) 5 Date of Poll 19.05.2019 (Sunday) 6 Counting of Votes 23.05.2019 (Thursday) 7 Date before which election shall be completed 27.05.2019 (Monday) ELECTORAL ROLL The Electoral Rolls for the aforesaid Assembly Constituency w.r.t. 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date has been finally published. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) and VVPATs The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-election 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. IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned bye- election at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. The order issued by the Commission in this regard for the General Election to the House of People and State Legislative Assembly, 2019 shall apply for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said bye-election. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT The Model Code of Conduct has already come into force with announcement of General Election to Lok Sabha, 2019 on 10th March, 2019 in all States/UTs. The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the district of the State concerned.
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    Schedule for bye-elections to fill casual vacancy from 42 – Chincholi (SC) Assembly Constituency in the State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka – Regarding.
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    List of Parties Bhartiya Janta Party
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    Bye election results July, 2018- Dec. 2018
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    No. ECI/PN/46/2019 Dated: 09th April, 2019 Press Note Schedule for bye-election to fill casual vacancy in the State Legislative Assemblies of Tamil Nadu, Goa and Karnataka– Regarding.
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    No. ECI/PN/28/2018 Dated: 14h March, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject : Schedule for bye-election to fill casual vacancy in the State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat– Regarding. There is one clear vacancy in the State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat, which needs to be filled up: Sl. No. State Number & Name of Assembly Constituency 1 Gujarat 77 - Jamnagar Rural Assembly Constituency After taking into consideration various factors like local festivals, electoral rolls, weather conditions etc., the Commission has decided to hold bye-election to fill this vacancy as per the programme mentioned as under: - Poll Events Schedule Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 28.03.2019 (THU) Last Date of Nominations 04.04.2019 (THU) Date for Scrutiny of Nominations 05.04.2019 (FRI) Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures 08.04.2019 (MON) Date of Poll 23.04.2019 (TUE) Date of Counting 23.05.2019 (THU) Date before which election shall be completed 27.05.2019 (MON) ELECTORAL ROLL The Electoral Rolls for the aforesaid Assembly Constituencies w.r.t 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date has been finally published. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) and VVPATs The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-election 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. IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned bye- election at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the Electoral Rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said bye-elections. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT 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 bye-election is included, subject to partial modification as issued vide Commission’s instruction No. 437/6/INST2016-CCS, dated 29th June, 2017 (available on the Commission’s website). The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the district of the State concerned.
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    No. ECI/PN / 26 /2019 Dated: 13th March, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject : Schedule for bye-elections to fill casual vacancies from 64 – Dhrangadhra AC and 85 – Manavadar AC in the State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat – Regarding. There are two clear vacancies in State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat, which need to be filled up: Sl. No. Number and Name of Assembly Constituency 1. 64 – Dhrangadhra 2. 85 – Manavadar After taking into consideration various factors like, festivals, electoral rolls, etc., the Commission has decided to hold the bye-elections to these 2 Assembly Constituencies following the same schedule as for the relevant Parliamentary Constituency as per the programme mentioned as under: - Sl No. Event Date 1 Issue of Notification 28.03.2019 2 Last date of making Nominations 04.04.2019 3 Scrutiny of Nominations 05.04.2019 4 Last date for withdrawal of Candidatures 08.04.2019 5 Date of Poll 23.04.2019 6 Counting of Votes 23.05.2019 7 Date before which election shall be completed 27.05.2019 ELECTORAL ROLL The electoral rolls of the Assembly Constituencies where bye-elections are being held have been revised with reference to 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) & VVPATs The Commission has decided to use EVMs & VVPATs in the bye-elections in all the polling stations. Adequate numbers of EVMs have been made available and all steps have been taken to ensure that the polls are conducted smoothly with the help of these machines. IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned bye- elections at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the Electoral Rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said bye-elections. MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT 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 Constituencies going for bye-elections is included, subject to partial modification as issued vide Commission’s instruction No. 437/6/INST/2016/CCS, dated 29th June, 2017 (available on the Commission’s website). The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the State concerned.
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    ECI/PN/21/2019 Dated: 24nd February, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject: Biennial/Bye Elections to the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Legislative Council –reg. The term of office of following sitting members of the Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Legislative Council are due to expire as per the details given below: ANDHRA PRADESH Sl. No. Name of Constituency Name of the Member Date of retirement 1. East –West Godavari Graduates’ Kalidindi Ravi Kiran Varma 29.03.2019 2. Krishna-Guntur Graduates’ Boddu Nageswara Rao 3. Srikakulam-Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam Teachers’ Gade Srinivasulu Naidu TELANGANA 1. Medak-Nizamabad-Adilabad-Karimnagar Graduates’ K. Swamy Goud 29.03.2019 2. Medak-Nizamabad-Adilabad-Karimnagar Teachers’ Paturi Sudhakar Reddy 3. Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda Teachers’ Poola Ravinder 4. Hyderabad Local Authorities’ M.S. Prabhakar Rao 01.05.2019 2. Also, one vacancy in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council has occurred on 3rd October, 2018 due to death of sitting member, Dr. M.V.V.S. Murthi from Visakhapatnam Local Authorities’ Constituency. The term of Dr. M.V.V.S. Murthi is up to and including 11.08.2021. 3. Amendment of Delimitation Order of Council Constituencies in Telangana is under process; however, the Commission has decided to conduct the aforesaid elections as per the existing delimitation. 4. Now, the Commission has decided to hold above mentioned Biennial Election to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Legislative Councils and bye election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from Visakhapatnam Local Authorities’ Constituency, in accordance with the following schedule: EVENTS DATES & DAYS 1 Issue of Notifications 25th February, 2019 (Monday) 2 Last date of making nominations 5th March, 2019 (Tuesday) 3 Scrutiny of nominations 6th March, 2019 (Wednesday) 5 Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 8th March, 2019 (Friday) 6 Date of poll 22nd March, 2019 (Friday) 7 Hours of poll 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. 8 Counting of Votes 26th March, 2019 (Tuesday) 9 Date before which election shall be completed 28th March, 2019 (Thursday)

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