Tripura: By-poll for Badharghat Assembly constituency on Sept 23

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AGARTALA | Aug 25, 2019:

The Election Commission on Sunday declared the by-election schedule for Badharghat Assembly constituency of West Tripura along with three more Assembly constituencies- Dantewada in Chhattisgarh, Pala in Kerala and Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh.

The by-election in all four Assembly constituencies would be held on September 23 while counting would be taken place on September 27.

An official notification for the by-election would be notified on August 28 commencing filing of nomination papers of prospective candidate.

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The last date for filing of nomination paper is scheduled for September 4 while scrutiny would be done on the following day and last date for withdrawal would be on September 7.

The by-elections would be held on the electoral rolls with base year 01-01-2019. The model code of conduct would come into effect only in by-poll bound areas from August 28.

The by-election to Badhargaht Assembly constituency was necessitated following the death of Dilip Sarkar, who contested the 2018 Assembly election on BJP ticket.