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Bye Election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – Polling on 6th July 2020

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 Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad By MLAs Resignation on 09.03.2020 29.03.2023

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
Issue of Notifications 18th June, 2020 (Thursday)
Last Date of making nominations 25th June, 2020 (Thursday)
Scrutiny of nominations 26th June, 2020 (Friday)
Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 29th June, 2020 (Monday)
Date of Poll 06th July, 2020 (Monday)
Hours of Poll 09:00 am-04:00 pm
Counting of Votes 06th July, 2020 (Monday) at 05:00 pm
Date before which election shall be completed 08th July, 2020 (Wednesday)

 

Adequate measures for close monitoring of the election process by appointing observers shall be taken to ensure free and fair election.

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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