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    No. ECI/PN/39/2020 Dated: 9thJune, 2020 PRESS NOTE Biennial Election to the Karnataka Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg. The term of 07 members of Karnataka Legislative Council elected by the members of respective Legislative Assembly (MLAs) is expiring on 30.06.2020. Details are given as under: - S.No. Name of the Member Date of Retirement 1. Naseer Ahmed 30.06.2020 2. Jayamma 3. M.C. Venugopal 4. N.S. Bose Raju 5. H.M. Revanna 6. T.A. Sharavana 7. D.U. Mallikarjuna 2. The Commission, after receiving inputs from CEO, Karnataka has decided that above mentioned biennial elections to the Karnataka Legislative Council by members of Legislative Assembly be held in accordance with the following programme: S. No. Events Dates 1. Issue of Notification 11th June, 2020 (Thursday) 2. Last Date of making nominations 18th June, 2020 (Thursday) 3. Scrutiny of nominations 19th June, 2020 (Friday) 4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 22nd June, 2020 (Monday) 5. Date of Poll 29th June, 2020 (Monday) 6. Hours of Poll 09:00 am to 04:00 pm 7. Counting of Votes 29th June, 2020 (Monday) at 05:00 pm 8. Date before which election shall be completed 30th June, 2020 (Tuesday) 3. Adequate measures for close monitoring of the election process by appointing observers shall be taken to ensure free and fair election. 4. Commission has also directed the Chief Secretary of the State 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 elections.
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    No. ECI/PN/40/2020 Dated: 15thJune, 2020 PRESS NOTE Biennial Election to the Bihar Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg. The term of 09 members of the Bihar Legislative Council elected by the members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) has expired on 06.05.2020. Details are given as under: S.No. Name of the Member Date of Retirement 1. Ashok Choudhary 06.05.2020 2. Krishan Kumar Singh 3. Prashant Kumar Shahi 4. Sanjay Prakash 5. Satish Kumar 6. Radha Mohan Sharma 7. Sonelal Mehta 8. Md. Haroon Rashid 9. Hira Prasad Vind 2. Considering the prevailing unforeseen situation of public health emergency due to COVID-19 and the guidelines & orders passed under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 by the competent authority, the Election Commission, on 03.04.2020 passed an Order under Article 324 of Constitution of India read with section 16 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951,and directed that the process of election to the abovementioned seats shall be initiated at a later date after reviewing the prevailing situation. 3. The Commission, after receiving inputs from CEO, Bihar,has now decided that above mentioned biennial election to the Bihar Legislative Council by members of Legislative Assembly be held in accordance with the following programme: S. No. Events Dates 1. Issue of Notification 18th June, 2020 (Thursday) 2. Last Date of making nominations 25th June, 2020 (Thursday) 3. Scrutiny of nominations 26th June, 2020 (Friday) 4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 29th June, 2020 (Monday) 5. Date of Poll 06th July, 2020 (Monday) 6. Hours of Poll 09:00 am to 04:00 pm 7. Counting of Votes 06th July, 2020 (Monday)at 05:00 pm 8. Date before which election shall be completed 08th July, 2020 (Wednesday) 4. Adequate measures for close monitoring of the election process by appointing observers shall be taken to ensure free and fair election. 5. Commission has also directed the Chief Secretary of the State 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 elections.
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    No. ECI/PN/41/2020 Dated: 15thJune, 2020 PRESS NOTE Bye Election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council by the members ofLegislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg. There is one casual vacancy in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly. The details of the vacancy are as follow: Name of Member Nature of election Cause of vacancy Term up to Sri DokkaManikyaVara Prasad By MLAs Resignation on 09.03.2020 29.03.2023 2. The Commission, after receiving inputs from CEO, Andhra Pradesh, has decided to hold a bye-election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council by the members of the Legislative Assembly to fill the above mentioned vacancyas per the following schedule: - S.No. Events Dates 1. Issue of Notifications 18th June, 2020 (Thursday) 2. Last Date of making nominations 25th June, 2020 (Thursday) 3. Scrutiny of nominations 26th June, 2020 (Friday) 4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 29th June, 2020 (Monday) 5. Date of Poll 06th July, 2020 (Monday) 6. Hours of Poll 09:00 am-04:00 pm 7. Counting of Votes 06th July, 2020 (Monday) at 05:00 pm 8. Date before which election shall be completed 08th July, 2020 (Wednesday) 3. Adequate measures for close monitoring of the election process by appointing observers shall be taken to ensure free and fair election. 4. Commission has also directed the Chief Secretary of the State 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 elections.
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    Biennial Elections to the Council of States to fill the seats of members retiring between June to July 2020-reg.
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    No. ECI/PN/37/2020 Dated: 1st June, 2020 PRESS NOTE ANNOUNCEMENT OF DATE OF POLL AND COUNTING OF VOTES FOR DEFERRED RAJYA SABHA POLL On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring in the month of April,2020, which were notified vide Notification No. 318/CS-Multi/2020(1) dated 06.03.2020. After the last date of withdrawal on 18.03.2020, respective Returning Officers declared 37 seats from 10 States filled in uncontested. Further, as per the reports received from the concerned Returning Officers, the biennial elections for 18 seats from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Rajasthan were to be conducted on 26.03.2020 (Thursday) and the date before which election was to be completed as earlier announced by the Commission was 30.03.2020 (Monday) as per the notification dated 06.03.2020. 2. Section 153 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 specifies that the Election Commission for reasons which it considers sufficient, may extend the time for the completion of any election by making necessary amendments in the notification issued by it under section 30 or sub-section (1) of section 39 of the said Act. Accordingly, considering the prevailing unforeseen situation of public health emergency due to COVID-19 and related advisories in the country, the Election Commission, vide its press note, dated 24.03.2020, deferred the poll and extended the period of said election under the provisions of section 153 of the said Act and decided that the announcement of fresh date of poll and counting for the said biennial elections will be made by the ECI after reviewing the prevailing situation. The Press Note also specified that the list of contesting candidates already published for the said election by the respective Returning Officers, is to remain valid for the purpose of remaining activities as was prescribed under the said notification (dated 06.03.2020). 3. Now, Commission has reviewed the matter in detail. Considering all factors, including the guidelines dated 30.05.2020 issued by Union Home Secretary and Chairman, national Executive Committee (NEC) under the National Disaster Management Act, 2005, and taking into account the inputs obtained from the Chief Electoral Officers concerned, the Commission has decided that the date of poll and counting of votes in respect of the biennial elections for 18 seats from the States of Andhra Pradesh (4 seats), Gujarat (4 seats), Jharkhand (2 seats), Madhya Pradesh (3 seats), Manipur (1 seat), Meghalaya (1 seat) and Rajasthan (3 seats) shall be as per the following schedule: Events Date Date of Poll 19th June, 2020 (Friday) Hours of Poll 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Counting of Votes 19th June, 2020 (Friday) at 05:00 pm Date before which election shall be completed. 22th June, 2020 (Monday) 4. Commission has also decided that the Chief Secretaries shall 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 elections. 5. Further Commission has appointed Chief Electoral Officer concerned as Observer for the election in the respective State.
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    ORDER - ECI DEFERS RAJYA SABHA POLL FURTHER IN VIEW OF COVID-19; FRESH DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER
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    No. ECI/PN/33/2020 Dated: 3rd April, 2020 PRESS NOTE ECI DEFERS RAJYA SABHA POLL FURTHER IN VIEW OF COVID-19; FRESH DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring in the month of April, which were notified vide No. 318/CS-Multi/2020(1) dated 06.03.2020. After the last date of withdrawal on 18.03.2020, respective Returning Officers declared 37 seats from 10 States filled in uncontested. Now, as per the reports received from the concerned Returning Officers, the biennial elections for 18 seats from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Rajasthan were to be conducted on 26.03.2020 (Thursday) and the date before which election was to be completed as earlier announced by the Commission was 30.03.2020 (Monday). The term of the seats, which are to be filled in pursuance to the above said notification dated 06.03.2020, is completing as per following details: 09.04.2020 Andhra Pradesh – 04 Jharkhand – 02 Madhya Pradesh – 03 Manipur – 01 Rajasthan – 03 Gujarat – 04 12.04.2020 Meghalaya - 01 Total - 18; Election Commission of India vide notification dated 24.03.2020, in view of unforeseen public health emergency emerging from COVID-19, invoking section 153 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 extended the period of completion of election including postponing the date of poll and counting concerning elections to the Council of States to fill the seats of Members retiring in the month of April, which were notified vide No. 318/CS-Multi/2020(1) dated 06.03.2020; On 24.03.2020, the National Disaster Management Authority issued order to take measures for ensuring social distancing so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Subsequent to this, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India vide its Order dated 24.03.2020 under section 10(2)(1) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 has issued detailed guidelines including restrictions on movement and gathering for the maintenance of public safety and avoiding health hazard to take effective measures so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Ministry has further issued orders dated 25.03.2020, 27.03.2020 and 29.03.2020 for continuing with these measures. The Ministry has also written to all the Chief Secretaries in the country for strict compliance of all the lockdown measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country. These measures are enforced throughout the country for a period of three weeks from 25.03.2020. The electoral process necessarily involves movement and gathering of polling officials, agents of political parties, support officials and members of respective Legislative Assemblies on the poll day, which may put public safety at risk and create public health hazard; Commission has reviewed the current unforeseen situation of public health emergency and the feasibility of completing the poll process for the aforesaid election. Commission, after taking all facts and circumstances in view, is of considered view that continuing electoral process in the current environment may not be feasible in view of the restrictions for the maintenance of public safety and avoiding health hazard, and therefore, aforesaid election can not be completed within its scheduled term, as mentioned in para 2 above. In view of the above, Commission invoking its powers under Article 324 of the Constitution of India read with section 153 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 has further extended the period of election beyond the prescribed term(s) of above mentioned seats. The list of contesting candidates, already published for the said elections by the respective Returning Officers shall remain valid for the purposes of remaining activities, as prescribed under the said notifications. Fresh date of poll and counting for the said biennial elections shall be intimated in due course after reviewing the prevailing situation.
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    No. ECI/PN/31/2020 Dated: 24th March, 2020 PRESS NOTE ECI DEFERS RAJYA SABHA POLL IN VIEW OF COVID-19; FRESH DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring in the month of April,2020, which were notified vide Notification No. 318/CS-Multi/2020(1) dated 06.03.2020. After the last date of withdrawal on 18.03.2020, respective Returning Officers declared 37 seats from 10 States filled in uncontested. Now, as per the reports received from the concerned Returning Officers, the biennial elections for 18 seats from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Rajasthan are to be conducted on 26.03.2020 (Thursday) and the date before which election was to be completed as earlier announced by the Commission was 30.03.2020 (Monday). On 11.03.2020, World Health Organization has declared Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 a global pandemic. Ministry of Health & Family Affairs and Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India have issued various guidelines and instructions to monitor and contain the transmission of COVID-19. Government of India, vide its press note dated 22.03.2020, has asked all the State Governments to take all measures to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19. This includes suspension of all train services till 31.03.2020 including sub urban rail services; closure of all activities except essential services such as hospitals, telecom, medicine shops, provision stores etc. Subsequently, on 23.03.2020 it has also been informed that the operations of domestic schedule commercial airlines shall cease operations with effective from the mid night 23.59 IST hours on 24.03.2020. State Governments have issued various orders including curb on local transportation accordingly for management and containment of COVID-19. The States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Rajasthan have issued orders of lock down to contain the transmission of COVID-19. Commission has reviewed in detail the matter. The prevailing unforeseen situation of public health emergency indicates the need for avoidance of possibilities of gatherings of any nature, which expose all concerned to possible health hazard. The poll process in the above said elections would necessarily include the gathering of polling officials, agents of political parties, support officials and members of respective Legislative Assemblies on the poll day, which may not be suitable in view of the prevailing unforeseen situation and related advisories in the country. Section 153 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 specifies that the Election Commission for reasons which it considers sufficient, may extend the time for the completion of any election by making necessary amendments in the notification issued by it under section 30 or sub-section (1) of section 39; and accordingly, the Election Commission has deferred the poll and extended the period of said election under the provisions of section 153 of the said Act. The list of contesting candidates, already published for the said elections by the respective Returning Officers shall remain valid for the purposes of remaining activities, as prescribed under the said notification. Fresh date of poll and counting for the said biennial elections shall be announced in due course after reviewing the prevailing situation.

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