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Bypoll to Rae Bareli seat on May 8

The last date for filing nomination for the byelection will be April 20.

india Updated: Apr 04, 2006 01:47 IST

By-election to the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, vacated by Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the wake of office of profit controversy, will be held on May 8.

Announcing the poll schedule, the Election Commission said bypoll to Deeg assembly constituency in Rajasthan would also be held on the same day.

Counting for both Rae Bareli and Deeg would take place on May 11.

According to the poll schedule, the notification would be issued on April 13 and the last date for filing nomination is April 20.

Scrutiny would take place the following day while the last date for withdrawal is April 24.