NEW DELHI: The Election Commission Tuesday announced by-polls for 27 seats in eight states to be held June 12.
Counting will be on June 15, a statement said here.
According to a statement issued here, vacancies have to be filled to a parliamentary constituency and assemblies in different states.
The eight states are Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.
In Andhra Pradesh, by-polls in Nellore parliamentary constituency and 18 assembly seats will be held together.
Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used in the by-polls, it said.
The model code of conduct has come into effect, the statement added.