Voting will be held on December 5, 2022 in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat vacated by the death of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav. Voting will also take place on the same day in Rampur assembly seat. The seat fell vacant after Azam Khan was suspended from his assembly membership after being sentenced to three years in the hate speech case. The counting of votes in both the seats will be done on December 8.
Let us tell you that the dates for the elections in Gujarat have been announced in two phases. Polling for the first phase is to be held on December 1 and the second phase on December 5. Along with the elections for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, by-elections will also be held in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat. Along with this, the Election Commission will also conduct by-elections to Padmapur in Odisha, Kudhni in Bihar, Bhanupratappur in Chhattisgarh and Sardarshahr assembly seats in Rajasthan. With the issuance of the notification on November 10, the process of filing of pamphlets for Mainpuri Lok Sabha and Rampur Assembly seats will start. According to the information received, pamphlets can be filed till November 17. They will be examined on November 18. The form can be withdrawn till November 21. After this, the process of voting will be over on 5th December. Counting of votes will be done on December 8. The entire process of election will be completed by December 10.
code of conduct enforced
The model code of conduct has come into force in Mainpuri and Rampur as soon as the elections are announced. No new announcement will be made by the government in these two areas. Along with this, there will also be a ban on starting any new project here. The commission has said that the Covid guideline will be fully followed during the by-election.