Election Commission

Bye Election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs)

Posted On: 06 JAN 2021 2:36PM by PIB Delhi

There is one casual vacancy in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council by the members of Legislative Assembly. The details of the vacancy are as follows:

Name of Member

Nature of election

Cause of vacancy

Term up to

Smt. Pothula Sunitha

By MLAs

Resignation

on 01.11.2020

29.03.2023

 

2.               The Commission, 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 vacancy as per the following schedule: -

 

S.No.

Events

Dates

  1.  

Issue of Notifications

11th January, 2021 (Monday)

  1.  

Last Date of making nominations

18th January, 2021 (Monday)

  1.  

Scrutiny of nominations

19th January, 2021  (Tuesday)

  1.  

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures

21st January, 2021 (Thursday)

  1.  

Date of Poll

28th January, 2021 (Thursday)

  1.  

Hours of Poll

09:00 am to 04:00 pm

  1.  

Counting of Votes

28th January, 2021 (Thursday) at 05:00 pm

  1.  

Date before which election shall be completed

01st February, 2021 (Monday)

                                                                       

3.         Broad Guidelines to be followed during entire election process for all persons: -

I.          Every person shall wear face mask during every election related activity

II.         At the entry of hall/ room/ premises used for election purposes:

(a) Thermal Scanning of all persons shall be carried out

(b) Sanitizer shall be made available at all locations

III.        Social distancing shall be maintained as per the extant COVID-19 guidelines of the State Govt. and Ministry of Home Affairs.

4.         The Chief Secretary, Andhra Pradesh 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.

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