The State Election Commission has notified the Bye-Election schedule for vacant seats in PRI’s. The Bye-Elections for the vacant seats of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI’s) would be held on 30th November, 2011, excluding the districts of Lahaul & Spiti and Solan.
The nominations can be filed on 14th to 16th November from 10 AM to 3 PM before electoral officer nominated by Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district. Nomination papers would be scrutinized on 17th November, 2011 and the last date for withdrawal of nomination by the candidates is 19th November, 2011 between 10 AM to 3 PM. The list of candidates along-with election symbol would be issued immediately after the nominations are withdrawn by the candidates.
The polling would be held on 30th November, 2011 between 8 AM to 4 PM, and counting will also be done on the same day in the Gram Panchayat headquarters followed by declaration of results. State Election commission has directed the concerned electoral officers to conduct free and fair elections and detail guidelines have been issued in this regard.