Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Date: The Election Commission has changed the date of polling for two assembly seats in Pune district of Maharashtra from February 27 to February 26. The commission was informed that the 12th class and graduation examinations were to be held on the date of polling which was fixed earlier. The commission issued a press release on Wednesday announcing the change in date.
Change in polling date
The poll panel issued a press note on Wednesday to announce the change. They said, "The District Election Officer of Pune, Maharashtra has informed about the clash of election dates with the dates of 12th class HSC examination and graduation degree examination to be held at various polling stations in the assembly constituencies where by-elections are being held." After considering the ground situation and all other relevant aspects of the matter, the Commission fixed the date of poll for the bye-elections to the Legislative Assembly constituencies 205-Chinchwad and 215-Kasba Peth, Maharashtra. "Revised" have decided to.
When will the votes be counted?
It has been said that the date of polling will now be 26 February. The date of counting of votes is unchanged on March 2, the day the results of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland assembly elections are due to be declared. The election dates and schedule for these two seats were earlier announced by the Election Commission along with some other seats on January 18.