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EC announces bypolls to four Assembly seats in WB, Uttarakhand
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EC announces bypolls to four Assembly seats in WB, Uttarakhand

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New Delhi, Oct 25 : The Election Commission on Friday announced by-elections to fill four vacancies in assemblies of West Bengal and Uttarakhand, which will be held on November 25, 2019.

According to the Commission, the bypolls will be held in three seats in West Bengal- Kaliganj, Karimpur, Kharagpur Sadar- and one seat in Uttarakhand - Pithoragarh.

"After taking into consideration inputs from the Chief Electoral Officers of Uttarakhand and West Bengal and various factors like local festivals, electoral rolls, weather conditions etc, the Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to fill these vacancies,'' the Commission said.

The last date to file the nomination will be on November 6 and November 11 will be the last date for withdrawal of candidatures. The counting of votes will be held on November 28. (UNI)