Polls to five MLC seats in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council on 15 March, says EC
The notification for the biennial elections, as well as, the two bypolls will be issued on 25 February, said the Election Commission
New Delhi: Biennial elections to five seats of the Andhra Pradesh legislative council will be held on 15 March, the Election Commission said on Thursday.
The poll panel also announced that bypolls to one seat each of the Karnataka and the Andhra Pradesh legislative council will also be held on 15 March.
The bypolls were necessitated following the death of sitting MLCs.
The biennial elections are being held as four members of the Andhra Pradesh legislative council are retiring on 29 March.
One of the seat was lying vacant following the resignation of a member in July last year. The term of the member was to otherwise end on 29 March this year along with that of four others.
The notification for the biennial elections, as well as, the two bypolls will be issued on 25 February. As per practice, the counting of votes will take place soon after the polling concludes on 15 March.
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