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Election Commission announces AP Rajya Sabha bypoll on July 3

PTI | Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 20:43

Hyderabad: The Election Commission announced here on Thursday that the bypoll to the Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh to fill a vacancy caused by the death of N Janardhana Reddy would be held on July 3.
The term of Reddy, who passed away on May 9, was scheduled to end on June 21, 2016.

Chief Electoral Officer of Andhra Pradesh Bhanwar Lal said that after the bifurcation of the undivided Andhra Pradesh, the seat has been allocated to Andhra Pradesh (new) as per a notification issued by the Rajya Sabha Secretariat.

Notification would be issued on June 16 and the last date for filing nominations is June 23.

Scrutiny will be on June 24 and last date for withdrawals is June 26.

Counting would be taken up at 5 PM on July 3, he said.

First Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 20:43
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