EC announces bypolls schedule

Bypolls for Kolkata Dakshin Lok Sabha seat and eight Assembly constituencies across 6 states will be held on November 30, the EC said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Nov 01, 2011, 21:51 PM IST

New Delhi: Bypolls for Kolkata Dakshin Lok
Sabha seat, which was vacated by West Bengal Chief Minister
Mamata Banerjee following her election to the state Assembly,
and eight Assembly constituencies across 6 states will be held
on November 30, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.

Assembly bypolls will be held in Nalagarh and Rainka (SC)
in Himachal Pradesh, Ratia (SC) and Adampur in Haryana,
Umerkote (ST) in Orissa, Laukaha in Bihar, Mandu in Jharkhand
and Bellary in Karnataka.

Mamata won Bhawanipore seat to make her debut in the
state Assembly as its elected member.

The notification for the Bellary bypoll will be issued on
Friday, November 4. Notifications for the other bypolls will
be issued on November 5, the EC said.

For the Bellary bypoll, the last date for filing
nominations is November 11. The nominations will be
scrutinised the next day.

The last date for withdrawal of candidature is November
15.

For the other bypolls, the last date for filing
nominations is November 12. The nominations will be
scrutinised on November 14.

The last date for withdrawal of candidature is November
16.

The counting of votes of all the bypolls will be held on
December 4.

PTI