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Dakha, Jalalabad, Mukerian & Phagwara Bypoll: Notification to be issued on Sept. 23

September 22, 2019 | By

Chandigarh: Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, Dr. S. Karuna Raju today said that notification for the bye-poll of Phagwara, Mukerian, Dakha and Jalalabad assembly constituencies will be issued on September 23, 2019. He said that nomination process will be started immediately after the issuance of notification.

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Divulging further, Dr. Raju said that nomination paper could be submitted from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. He said that the last date for the filling of nomination papers will be September 30, 2019.

Notably, the Election Commission of India had yesterday announced to hold by-elections in Punjab on 4 seats. Phagwara seat fell vacant after sitting MLA Som Nath was elected in MP. Similar is the case with Jalalabad seat as sitting MLA Sukhbir Singh Badal was elected as MP. Dakha seat had fell vacant after H S Phoolka resigned as MLA, whereas Mukerian seat fell vacant after the demised of Congress MLA Rajneesh Babbi.

Here is list of important election events:

Election Events Date

Date of Issue of Gazette Notification

23.09.2019 (MONDAY)

Last Date of Nominations

30.09.2019 (MONDAY)

Date for Scrutiny of Nominations

01.10.2019 (TUESDAY)

Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures

03.10.2019 (THURSDAY)

Date of Poll

21.10.2019 (MONDAY)

Date of Counting

24.10.2019 (THURSDAY)

Date before which election shall be completed

27.10.2019 (SUNDAY)

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