Election Commission

Bye Elections to the Council of States from various States

Posted On: 09 SEP 2021 11:41AM by PIB Delhi

  There are six casual vacancies in the Council of States from various States as per details below: -

State

Name of Member

Cause of vacancy

Date of vacancy

Term Up to

West Bengal

Sh. Manas Ranjan Bhunia

Resignation

06.05.2021

18.08.2023

Assam

Sh. Biswajit Daimary

Resignation

10.05.2021

09.04.2026

Tamil Nadu

Thiru. K.P. Munusamy

Resignation

07.05.2021

02.04.2026

Tamil Nadu

Thiru. R. Vaithilingam

Resignation

07.05.2021

29.06.2022

Maharashtra

Sh. Rajeev Shankarrao Satav

Death

16.05.2021

02.04.2026

Madhya Pradesh

Sh. Thaawarchand Gehlot

Resignation

07.07.2021

02.04.2024

 

                  The Commission has decided to hold six bye-elections to the Council of States from above mentioned States to fill up the above said vacancies in accordance with the following schedule: -

S. No

Events

Dates

  1.  

Issue of Notifications

15th September,  2021 (Wednesday)

  1.  

Last date of making nominations

22nd September,  2021 (Wednesday)

  1.  

Scrutiny of nominations

23rd September,  2021 (Thursday)

  1.  

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures

27th September,  2021 (Monday)

  1.  

Date of Poll

04th October, 2021 (Monday)

  1.  

Hours of Poll

09:00am – 04:00pm

  1.  

Counting of Votes

04th October, 2021 (Monday) at 05:00pm

  1.  

Date before which election shall be completed

06th October, 2021 (Wednesday)

 

Broad Guidelines of Covid-19 as already issued by ECI as well as the recent guidelines issued by ECI as contained in para 13 of Press Note dated 04.09.2021 available at link https://eci.gov.in/files/file/13681-schedule-to-fill-casual-vacancy-and-adjourned-poll-in-the-assembly-constituencies-regarding/ to be followed, wherever applicable, during entire election process for all persons.

 

            The Chief Secretaries of States concerned are 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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