EC de­clares Dec 7 as poll date for MLC after Rane’s res­ig­na­tion

The Hitavada - - NATION - ■ Delhi Bureau

THE Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of In­dia on Tues­day de­cided to hold by-elec­tion to Ma­ha­rash­tra Leg­isla­tive Coun­cil on De­cem­ber 7 to fill a ca­sual va­cancy cre­ated fol­low­ing the res­ig­na­tion of Narayan Rane, elected by the mem­bers of Leg­isla­tive Assem­bly.

Rane re­signed on Septem­ber 22 after he quit the Congress party cit­ing dif­fer­ences with party lead­er­ship.

The no­ti­fi­ca­tion for the poll will be is­sued on Novem­ber 20th and last date of mak­ing nom­i­na­tion is Novem­ber 27th, the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion said in a state­ment.

The scru­tiny of nom­i­na­tions will be on Novem­ber while last date for with­drawal of can­di­da­ture is Novem­ber 30.

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