By-poll to 51 Noksen seat on Apr 17

DIMAPUR, MAR 16 (NPN) | Publish Date: 3/16/2021 1:21:52 PM IST

Election Commission has announced the schedule to hold by-election to fill vacancy in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly from 5l Noksen (ST) Assembly Constituency. The by-poll would be held on April 17, 2021.

The Noksen seat was laying vacant following the demise of former Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change and Justice  & Law, CM Chang on October 12, 2020. 

In a statement, chief electoral officer (CEO) Nagaland Abhijit Sinha informed that the gazette notification would be issued on March 23, the last date for filing of nominations would be March 30 and scrutiny would take place on March 31. April 3 is the last date for withdrawal of candidatures.

CEO informed that the model code of conduct comes into force with immediate effect in the district of Tuensang and would be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the state government. The model code of conduct would also be applicable to the union government, CEO stated.


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