By-election to prestigous Yaiskul Assembly constituency in the heart this town in Imphal East district of Manipur would be held on December 19, state election office said on Saturday.
Joint Chief Electoral Officer N Prabin said in a statement that the notification for the by-election, necessitated due to the death of Congress MLA E Kunjeswar, would be issued on November 25.
The last date for filing of nomination papers and withdrawal of papers would be December 2 and December 5 respectively. Counting of votes would be taken up on December 23.
The model code of conduct has come into force in Imphal East district after announcement of the by election by the Election Commission yesterday, the statement said.