Polling for various vacant posts in ZPs, and Panchayat Samitis on June 23

Mumbai, May 24: By-elections to fill nine vacant posts in Raigad, Pune, Ahmednagar, Hingoli, Wardha, Bhandara and Gondia districts will be held on June 23. Similarly, by-poll to 16 vacant posts in 16 Panchayat Samitis will be held on the same day. The counting of votes will be held on June 24, informed the State Election Commissioner J S Saharia here today.

Shri Saharia said that the nominations for these by-elections will be accepted from June 3 to 8, 2019. No nomination will be accepted on June 5 being a holiday. The voting will be held on June 23, 2019 between 7.30 am to 5.30 pm.

Zilla Parisahd–wise by-election will be held at Raigad – Kalamb (Ta. Karjat), Pune- Bavda-Lakhewadi (Indiapur), Ahmednagar- Baragaon Nandur (Rahuri), Hingoli-Yehalegaon Tu. (Kalamnuri), Wardha- Zadshi (Selu) and Mandgaon (Samudrapur), Bhandara- Brahmi (Pawani) and Palandpur (Lakhni) and Gondia- Asoli (Gondia).

The by-elections to be held in Panchayat Samitis are: Pen (Dist Raigad) – Wadkhal, Palghar (Palghar) – Khairapada, Haveli (Pune) – Wadebollai, Kagal (Kolhapur) – Madyaal, Devla (Nasik)- Mahalpatne, Chalisagaon (Jalgaon) – Mehunbaare, Newasa (Ahmednagar)- Sonai, Karjat (Ahmednagar) – Koregaon, Kej (Beed) – Adas, Biloli (Nanded) – Atkali, Mahur (Nanded) – Wai ba, Mukhed (Nanded) – Jamb Bu. Aundha Na. (hingoli) – Asola tarfe Lakh, Goregaon (Gondia) – Ghoti, Arjuni Morgaon (Gondia) – Mahurkada and Hinganghat (Wardha)- Wadner.

Details of Election Program

·         Submitting nomination papers                   June 3 to 8, 2019

·         Scrutiny of nominations papers                 June 10, 2019

·         Withdrawing names if no appeal                June 15, 2019

·         Withdrawing names in case of appeal         June 19, 2019

·         Day of Voting                                        June 23, 2019

·         Day of Counting                                    June 24, 2019.