The Election Commission of India today released by-election schedule for 113-Palair Assembly constituency in Khammam district.
This seat was fell vacant following death of Congress MLA Ramreddy Venkat Reddy. By-election would be held on May 16.
According to schedule, notification for by-election would be issued on April 22. Nomination can be filed from April 22 and last date for nomination is April 29. The scrutiny of papers would be on April 30 and May 2 would be withdrawal.
Elections would be held on May 16 and counting of votes on May 19. The Model Code of Conduct shall come into force with immediate effect in the Khammam district in which the whole or any part of the Parliamentary Constituency/Assembly Constituencies going for bye-elections is included, subject to partial modification as issued vide Commission’s instruction No. 437/INST/2012/CC&BE, dated 26th April, 2012 (available on the Commission’s website). The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Governments concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the States concerned. (NSS)