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By-polls to 20 assembly seats on Sep 10

delhi Updated: Aug 12, 2009 20:57 IST
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Bye-elections to 20 assembly seats spread over seven states, including a lone seat of Dwarka in Delhi, would be held on September 10, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday.

Seven seats each in Bihar and Gujarat, two in Madhya Pradesh and one each in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Delhi would go to polls.

The polls will be held in Bochaha (SC), Aurai, Kalyanpur, Warisnagar (SC), Ramgarh, Chainpur and Chenari (SC) (all in Bihar) and Chotila, Jasdan, Dhoraji, Kodinar, Dehgam, Sami and Danta (all in Gujarat) seats.

Assembly constituencies of Gohad and Tendukheda (in MP), Tekkali (Andhra Pradesh), Namchi Singithong (Sikkim), Vikasnagar (Uttarakhand) and Dwarka (Delhi) will also go to polls the same day.

According to the poll schedule, notification would be issued on August 17. Last date for filing nominations would be on August 24 and the scrutiny the following day. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures would be on August 27.

Counting of votes would take place on September 14.

Polling would be done through Electronic Voting Machines and the model code of conduct would come into force with immediate effect in the districts in which the constituencies were located, the EC said.