Voting started on Thursday within the by-election to seven meeting constituencies in six states – a contest symbolic of the fierce turf warfare between the BJP and regional events.
The polling is being held in Mokama and Gopalganj meeting constituencies of Bihar, Andheri (East) of Maharashtra, Adampur of Haryana, Munugode of Telangana, Gola Gorakhnath of Uttar Pradesh, and Dhamnagar of Odisha.
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In unique chat with NDTV, Telangana’s Chief Electoral Officer Vikas Raj says they’ve made particular preparations in Munugode that may make it the most-watched election ever, with CCTVs deployed across the constituency and in addition webcasting from each ballot sales space, monitored on the district, state and central ranges.
The Election Fee will announce the schedule for the Gujarat meeting polls at 12 midday on Thursday.
The ballot panel has convened a press convention to announce the schedule.
The time period of Gujarat meeting ends on February 18 subsequent yr.
Telangana BJP president Bandi Sanjay staged a protest demanding that non-locals and TRS leaders must be despatched out of the Munugodu constituency, the place the bypolls are being carried out immediately.
Mr Sanjay, who was on the best way to Munugode as Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders weren’t leaving the by-polls constituency in Munugodu, was stopped by the police on the Vijaywada Freeway in Abdullapurmet on Wednesday night time.
Initially, police stopped Bandi Sanjay’s convoy at Malakpet then at Vanasthalipuram and eventually, he was shifted to Abdullapurmet Police Station.
Polling was underway amid tight safety within the bypoll to Munugode Meeting constituency in Telangana on Thursday. Voting started at 7 am and can proceed until 6 am.
Over 2.41 lakh voters are eligible to solid their votes within the bypoll.
Polling started on Thursday for bypolls in Haryana’s Adampur meeting constituency, whose consequence will determine if the Bhajan Lal household holds on to its bastion of 5 many years.
Polling started at 7 am and can proceed until 6 pm. Almost 1.71 lakh voters are eligible to solid vote. Counting of votes might be taken up on November 6.
Twenty-two candidates, all males, are within the fray. The primary events contesting are the BJP, Congress, Indian Nationwide Lok Dal, and the Aam Aadmi Get together.
Polling started on Thursday morning for by-election to the Dhamnagar meeting constituency in Odisha amid tight safety, officers stated.
The voting started in all of the 252 polling stations of the constituency in Bhadrak district at 7 am, and can proceed until 6 pm, they stated.
A complete of two.38 lakh voters — 1.23 lakh males and 1.15 lakh females — are eligible to train their franchise on this election.
Polling started on Thursday morning for by-elections to the Mokama and Gopalganj meeting constituencies in Bihar underneath tight safety, officers stated.
The by-polls to the 2 seats are the primary election within the state after the formation of the ‘Mahagthabandhan’ authorities round three months again. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the de-facto chief of the JD(U), dumped the BJP and fashioned a brand new coalition authorities with the RJD, Congress and Left events in early August.
The polling started at 7 am, and can proceed until 6 pm, election officers stated.
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