Bypolls to one Lok Sabha seat and 56 Assembly seats to be held on 3 and 7 Nov, announces EC
The Election Commission, however, also said that 'at this stage' Assembly bypolls in seven seats across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal will not be held
New Delhi: Bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 56 Assembly seats will be held on 3 and 7 November, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
The votes will be counted on 10 November.
While bypolls to 54 Assembly seats will take place on 3 November, by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat in Bihar and two Assembly seats in Manipur will be held on 7 November, the Commission said.
Before announcing the schedule, the poll panel had issued a separate statement on Tuesday to announce that it has decided not to hold Assembly bypolls in seven seats across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal "at this stage" after specific requests from the states.
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