The Election Commission of India (ECI,) has released the election schedule for the 7 to be vacant seats in the Legislative Council of Andhra Pradesh.
It is to be noted, the tenure of Mr. Nara Lokesh, Mr. Potula Sunitha, Mr. Dokka Manikya Varaprasad, Mr. Gangula Prabhakara Reddy, Mr. Bachula Arjunudu and Mr. Penmetsa Varaha Venkata Suryanarayanaraj, who were elected from the quota of MLAs to the Legislative Council, would end on the 29th of March. Ahead of their end tenure, the Andhra Pradesh Government would conduct elections for the MLC seats.
Elections for these seven seats would be held on the 23rd of March. Mr. Nara Lokesh and Mr. Bachula Arjuna are the TDP MLCs who are completing their terms. In addition, Mr. Potula Sunita, Dokka Manikya Varaprasad, Gangula Prabhakara Reddy, Penmetsa Varaha Venkata Suryanarayana Raju are YSRCP MLCs.
Challa Bhagiratha Reddy, who passed away, was also a YSRCP member.
It is known that elections are being held on March 13 for constituencies of graduates, teachers and local bodies. Notification for the seven MLC election will be given on March 6 and nominations will be received from March 13. The elections will be held on March 23 (9 am to 4 pm) followed by counting and results at 5 pm.
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