Byelections to Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency and Baithalangso (ST) Assembly seat will be held on November 19. The Lok Sabha seat fell vacant after Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal resigned as Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs.
The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the schedule for byelections to fill casual vacancies in the Lok Sabha from Parliamentary constituencies of Assam, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and the State Legislative Assembly constituencies of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Tripura.
The Model Code of Conduct shall come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) in which the whole or any part of the Parliamentary constituency/Assembly constituencies going for byelections is included, subject to partial modification. The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the state governments concerned. It will also be applicable to the Union Government for the states concerned.
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