Nominations may be filed until 18 January, scrutiny of nominations can be held on 19 January, and withdrawal of names may be accomplished until 21 January
Lucknow: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday introduced that polling for 12 legislative council seats in Uttar Pradesh can be held on 28 January.
In the 100-member UP Legislative Council, the Samajwadi Party has 55 MLCs, BJP has 25 MLCs, BSP has eight MLCs, Congress and ”Nirdaliye Samooh” have two MLCs every and Apna Dal (S) and ”Shikshak Dal” have one MLC every.
There are three Independent MLCs and three seats are vacant.
General secretary of UP BJP JPS Rathore claimed that the social gathering can simply win 10 out of the 12 seats.
Even if the BJP will get 10 seats, it’ll nonetheless be away from the bulk mark within the higher House.
The time period of 12 MLCs, together with UP’s deputy chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, chairman of UP Legislative Council Ramesh Yadav and state BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh, is coming to an finish on 30 January.
In a press release issued right here, the state’s Chief Electoral Officer A Ok Shukla stated the notification for the biennial elections can be issued on January 11.
Polling can be held on 28 January and counting of votes can be accomplished on that day itself.
Nominations may be filed until 18 January and scrutiny of nominations can be held on 19 January, and withdrawal of names may be accomplished until 21 January.
Of the 12 MLCs whose tenure is expiring, six are from the Samajwadi Party.
They are Ramesh Yadav, Ahmed Hasan, Ashu Malik, Sahab Singh Saini, Ramjatan Rajbhar and Virendra Singh.
Those from the BJP are UP’s deputy chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, social gathering’s UP unit chief Swatantra Dev Singh and Laxman Acharya.
The tenure of the BSP’s Pradeep Jatav and Dharamveer Ashok can also be coming to an finish.
The tenure of Naseemudin Siddiqui, who left the BSP after which joined the Congress, can also be coming to an finish.
The ECI additionally issued tips to be adopted throughout all the election course of for all individuals.
These tips are that each particular person shall put on a face masks throughout each election-related exercise.
At the entry of corridor/ room/ premises used for election functions, thermal scanning of all individuals shall be carried out, and sanitiser shall be made obtainable in any respect areas.
Social distancing shall be maintained as per the extant COVID-19 tips of the state authorities and the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh has been directed to depute a senior officer from the state to make sure that the extant directions relating to COVID-19 containment measures are complied with whereas making preparations for conducting the election, the ECI stated within the assertion.
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