Election Commission announces schedule for MLC elections

Monday, February 6, 2017
New Delhi/Amaravati

The Election Commission on Monday announced the schedule of biennial elections to the Legislative Councils of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar.

An official release said that the Chief Electoral Officers of the concerned will issue notification on February 13.

  • The last date for filing of nominations is February 20
  • Scrutiny will take place on February 21
  • Last date for withdrawal is February 23
  • Polling will be held from 8am to 4pm on March 9
  • Counting of votes will be on March 15.

The elections in the State are for three graduates and two teachers constituencies necessitated by the expiry of term of the existing members M.V.S.Sarma (Srikakulam-Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam graduates constituency, Y.Srinivasulu Reddy (Prakasam, Nellore, Chittoor graduates constituency), M.Geyananad (Kadapa, Anantapur, Kurnool graduates constituency), V.Balasubrahmanyam (Prakasam, Nellore, Chittoor graduates constituency) and B.Pullaiah (Kadapa, Anantapur-Kurnool teachers constituency) who are due to retire on March 29.

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