Change in schedule for UP RS bye-election
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 27, 2010, 18:48
New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced changes in the schedule for bye-election to a Rajya Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh which fell vacant after the death of senior Samajwadi Party leader Janeshwar Mishra.

The EC said that the change has been effected as March 17, the day on which the scrutiny of nominations was to take place, is a holiday in the state.

As per the revised schedule, notification would be issued on March six and the last date for filing nominations would be on March 13. While scrutiny will now take place on March 16, last date for withdrawal of nominations would be on March 18.

Bye-election will be held on March 26 along with 13 other seats from six states.


First Published: Saturday, February 27, 2010, 18:48

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