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EC not to hold Assembly bypolls in 7 seats across Tamil Nadu, three other states 'at this stage'

In a statement, the EC said it had received inputs from poll officials and chief secretaries of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

Published: 29th September 2020 02:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2020 02:43 PM   |  A+A-

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Election Commission of India (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Tuesday decided not to hold assembly bypolls in seven seats across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal 'at this stage' after specific request from the states.

In a statement, the EC said it had received inputs from poll officials and chief secretaries of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

"In view of the above, the Commission has decided not to announce the conduct of elections at this stage in the seven vacancies in legislative assemblies of the states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal," it said.



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