D Karthik had contested for the post of a ward member as an independent candidate on a car symbol in Periyanaickenpalayam union in Coimbatore district.
The authorities have increased vigil in the bypoll area after they received information that some Maoists were on the prowl in the area and were devising strategies to unleash violence in Huzurabad.
Ramesh Bhusanur and Shivaraj Sajjanar will be fielded from Sindgi and Hangal constituencies respectively.
Mittra is among the slew of candidates, cutting across party lines, to be diagnosed with COVID-19 amid the elections.
Asansol Dakshin BJP candidate accuses TMC of manipulating voters by wearing cap of CM Mamata's photo
"EC has said that you cannot wear anything that has your party's symbol or a political leader's picture. It is Mamata Banerjee's trick. She knows people will not vote for her this time...," she said.
Polling for the Howrah Dakshin constituency will be held on Saturday. BJP has fielded Rantideb Sengupta against TMC's Nandita Chowdhury and CPI(M)'s Sumitra Adhikari.
Congress leader from Assam Sushmita Dev demanded immediate disqualification of the BJP candidate.
An unidentified group of people attacked Ghosh's vehicle with bricks and bamboo sticks, and also vandalised cars of media personnel, a police officer said.
Dinda was returning after the poll campaign when a mob surrounded his car near Moyna Bazaar and hurdled stones on Tuesday.
'Lotus will not bloom': Man thrashed for shouting anti-BJP slogans during campaign speech in Tamil Nadu
Actress Namitha participated in an election campaign to seek votes for BJP candidate of Virudhunagar G Pandurangan on Saturday.
While the YSRC announced Dr Gurumoorthi as its candidate recently, the TDP fielded former Union minister Panabaka Lakshmi.
Kerala HC directs EC to file counter to pleas of two BJP candidates against rejection of their nominations
The Election Commission, citing Constitutional provisions, opposed the pleas, contending that since the election process has set in, the intervention of the court was not warranted.
When the previous lists included more than 70 TMC turncoats, the Thursday’s list included only three ruling party's defectors other than 10 MLAs.
BJP announces candidate list for last 4 phases of Bengal polls, fields Mukul Roy to contest from Krishnanagar
The list also includes the wife of former state Congress president Somen Mitra, two actors and four Bengal functionaries.
Income Tax sleuths on Tuesday night raided the house of the BJP candidate from Channagiri Madal Virupakshappa’s house located at Channeshapura with the raid continued till morning.