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Assam RS bye polls on Dec 22


Assam is all set to go to the Rajya Sabha by-polls for the lone seat on December 22. The election commission announced the poll schedule on Monday. The bye-election has been necessitated due to the death of Silvius Condpan from Congress. The tenure of the Rajya Sabha seat in Assam in till April 2 in, 2016. Notification for the bye-elections would be issued on December 5. The last date of filing of nomination is December 12. The nominations would be scrutinised the next day. The last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 15 and polling would be held on December 22. The results would be announced the same day.


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