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Bye Election to the Maharashtra Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) – reg

There is a casual vacancy in the Maharashtra Legislative Council to be filled up by the members of the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra. The details of the vacancy are as follows:

S.No.Name of MemberNature of electionDate & Cause of vacancyTerm upto
1.Sh. Sharad Namdeo RanpiseBy MLAs23.09.2021Death27.07.2024

2. The Commission has decided to hold a by-election to the Maharashtra Legislative Council by the members of the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra to fill the above-mentioned vacancy as per the following schedule:

S. NoEventsDates
 Issue of Notifications09th November 2021 (Tuesday)
 Last date of making nominations16th November 2021 (Tuesday)
 Scrutiny of nominations17th November 2021 (Wednesday)
 Last date for withdrawal of candidatures22nd November 2021 (Monday)
 Date of Poll29th November 2021 (Monday)
 Hours of Poll09:00 am to 04:00 pm
 Counting of Votes29th November 2021 (Monday) at 05:00 pm
 Date before which election shall be completed01st December 2021 (Wednesday)

3. Broad Guidelines of Covid-19 as already issued by ECI as well as the recent guidelines issued by ECI as contained in para 06 of Press Note dated 28.09.2021 available at link https://eci.gov.in/candidate-political-parties/instructions-on-covid-19/. to be followed, wherever applicable, during the entire election process for all persons.

4. The Chief Secretary, Maharashtra is being directed 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 election.

Disclaimer : This is an official press release by PIB.

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