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Sehedule for State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Election Commission
15-March-2019 10:51 IST

Schedule for bye-election to fill casual vacancy in the State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat 

The Election Commission of India has decided to hold bye-election to fill one casual vacancy in the State Legislative Assembly of Gujarat.

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Sl. No.
State
Number & Name of Assembly Constituency
1 Gujarat 77 - Jamnagar Rural Assembly Constituency
After taking into consideration various factors like local festivals, electoral rolls, weather conditions etc., the Commission has decided to hold bye-election to fill this vacancy  as per the programme mentioned as under: -
Poll Events Schedule
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 28.03.2019 (THU)
Last Date of Nominations 04.04.2019 (THU)
Date for Scrutiny of Nominations 05.04.2019 (FRI)
Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures 08.04.2019 (MON)
Date of Poll 23.04.2019 (TUE)
Date of Counting 23.05.2019 (THU)
Date before which election shall be completed 27.05.2019 (MON)

ELECTORAL ROLL

The Electoral Rolls for the aforesaid Assembly Constituencies w.r.t 01.01.2019 as the qualifying date has been finally published. 

ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES (EVMs) and VVPATs

The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-election in all the polling stations. Adequate numbers of EVMs and VVPATs have been made available and all steps have been taken to ensure that the polls are conducted smoothly with the help of these machines.

IDENTIFICATION OF VOTERS

In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter’s identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned bye- election at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the Electoral Rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said bye-elections.

MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT

The Model Code of Conduct shall come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) in which the whole or any part of the Assembly Constituency going for bye-election is included, subject to partial modification as issued vide Commission’s instruction No. 437/6/INST2016-CCS, dated 29th June, 2017 (available on the Commission’s website). The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the district of the State concerned.
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