EC announces bypoll for Thiruvarur, Jind on Jan 28


New Delhi, Dec 31 The Election Commission on Monday announced the bypoll schedule for Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu and Jind in Haryana assembly constituencies where the polling will be held on January 28.

The counting will be carried out on January 31, the Commission said.

The death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on August 7, 2018 has created the vacancy in Thiruvarur.

The by-election in Jind constituency was necessitated following the death of INLD leader Harichand Middha on August 26, 2018.

The last date of nomination would be on January 10 and the last date for withdraw the candidature will be on January 14.

The Model Code of Conduct shall come into force with immediate effect in the districts in which the whole or any part of the Assembly constituency going for the by-election, the poll body said.

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