ECI announces poll schedule for J&K legislative council

KL Report


To fill up a total of eleven vacancies in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday announced the schedule.

Out of eleven, eight vacancies arose due to retirement of sitting members, three other seats fell vacant after the MLCs were elected to the state assembly in recent concluded assembly elections.

The polls will be held on March 2, for which the notification will be issued on February 12 and February 18 will be the last date of filing nominations. The scrutiny of papers will be held the next day.

Candidates can withdraw from the electoral battle by February 21. The counting will be held on March 2.


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