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By-polls for 27 seats in eight states on June 12

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 st

Published: 24th April 2012 07:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:43 PM   |  A+A-

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.



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