Biennial Elections to the Maharashtra Legislative Council announced


In a Press Release, Election Commission of India, has notified Biennial Elections to the Maharashtra Legislative Council from Local Authorities, Graduates' and Teachers' Constituencies.

In a Press Release, Election Commission of India, has notified Biennial Elections to the Maharashtra Legislative Council from Local Authorities, Graduates' and Teachers' Constituencies.

The term of office of eleven members of the Maharashtra Legislative Council, i.e. 6 from Local Authorities', 2 from Graduates' and 3 from Teachers' Constituencies is going to expire on 5th December, 2010 due to the retirement of the sitting members.

The Local Authorities Constituencies include Jalgaon, Sangi-cum-Satara, Nanded, Yavatmal, Pune, Bhandara cum Gondia,

The Teahers' Constituencies include Aurangabad Division, Nagpur Division, and Konkan Division

The Graduate Constituencies include Amravati Division and Nashik Division.

Thus Elections are to be held for 11 constituenies.

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2. The Commission has decided to hold Biennial Elections from the above mentioned Local Authorities', Graduates' and Teachers' Constituencies of Maharashtra  Legislative Council in accordance with the following programme:

Date of issue of Notification 3rd November, 2010 (Wednesday)

Last date of making nominations 10th November, 2010 (Wednesday),
Date of Scrutiny of nominations 11th November, 2010 (Thursday),

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 13th November, 2010 (Saturday),
Date on which poll will be taken, if necessary 27th November, 2010 (Saturday), from 8.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.
Counting of Votes November, 2010 (Tuesday), at 8.00 A.M.


Date before which election shall be completed 4th December, 2010 (Saturday),

The Model Code of Conduct will come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) the above Constituencies are comprised in.


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