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UP Assembly by-polls on Nov 20

india Updated: Oct 18, 2010 17:19 IST

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Bye-elections to Nidhauli Kalan and Lakhimpur Assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh will be held on November 20, the Election Commission announced on Monday.

Both the seats have fallen vacant due to the deaths of sitting Samajwadi Party MLAs. According to the schedule announced by the EC, the notification would be issued on October 23.

Last date for filing nominations is October 30 and scrutiny will be done the following day. The last date for withdrawal of candidatures is November 3. Counting of votes will take place on November 23.

The EC said that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) would be used to conduct the polls and the Model Code of Conduct comes into force with immediate effect in the districts in which the two constituencies fall.