RK Na­gar by­elec­tion by De­cem­ber 31: Poll panel

Hindustan Times (Delhi) - - HTNATION -

NEW DELHI: The by-elec­tion to the Rad­hakr­ish­nan Na­gar As­sem­bly con­stituency in Chen­nai, that fell va­cant on the death of for­mer Tamil Nadu chief min­is­ter J Jay­alalithaa, will be held be­fore De­cem­ber 31, Chief Elec­tion Com­mis­sioner AK Joti said on Thurs­day. The EC had coun­ter­manded the by-elec­tion that was sched­uled to be held on April 12 af­ter re­ports emerged of heavy bribery of the vot­ers by a can­di­date.

de­manded a probe into the killing of gang­ster Anand Pal Singh by po­lice al­leg­ing that it was a “fake en­counter”. Jus­tice Pankaj Bhan­dari asked Ra­jasthan govern­ment to sub­mit re­sponse by Oc­to­ber 27.

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