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Election Commission
20-May-2014 16:45 IST
PRESS NOTE
Biennial elections to the State Legislative Councils of Karnataka and Maharashtra from Graduates’ and Teachers’ Constituencies.

ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA

 

            The terms of office of 9 members of the State Legislative Councils of Karnataka and Maharashtra from Graduates’ and Teachers’ Constituencies is going to expire on 30th June, and 19th July, 2014 respectively due to the retirement of the sitting members. A statement showing the details of the abovementioned seats is given in Appendix `A`.

 

2.         Therefore, for the purpose of filling up the aforementioned seats, the Election Commission has decided to hold biennial elections to the State Legislative Councils of Karnataka and Maharashtra from Graduates’ and Teachers’ Constituencies, in accordance with the following programme :-

 

1.       

Issue of Notification

:

27th May, 2014 ( Tuesday )

2.       

Last date of making nominations

:

3rd June, 2014 ( Tuesday )

3.       

Scrutiny of nominations

:

4th June, 2014 (Wednesday)

4.       

Last date for withdrawal of candidature

:

6th June, 2014 (Friday)

5.       

Date of Poll

:

20th June, 2014 (Friday)

6.       

Hours of Poll

 

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

7.       

Counting of votes

:

24th June, 2014 (Tuesday) at 8:00 A.M

8.       

Date before which election shall be completed

:

28th June, 2014 (Saturday)

 

 

 

3.                The Model Code of Conduct as applicable to Elections to Graduates’ & Teachers’ Constituencies will come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) within which the above Constituencies are comprised. In addition, the provisions of Model Code of Conduct and ECI instructions applicable to Legislative Assembly Elections, with regard to defacement of public & private properties, shall also be applicable. Detailed combined instructions with regard to applicable provisions of Model Code of Conduct for these elections have been separately issued.

 

 

 

Appendix – A

Karnataka Legislative Council

 

S. No.

Name of the Member

Name of Constituency

Date of Retirement

 

Graduates Constituencies:-

 

1

Dr. A. H. Shivayogi Swamy

Karnataka South-East Graduates’

30.06.2014

2

Sri. Mohan A, Limbikai (vacant due to resignation)

Karnataka West Graduates’

30.06.2014

 

 

Teachers’ Constituencies:-

 

1

Sri Shashil G. Namoshi (vacant due to resignation)

Karnataka North-East Teachers’

30.06.2014

2

Sri Puttanna

Bangalore Teachers’

30.06.2014

 

Maharashtra Legislative Council

 

Graduates Constituencies:-

 

1

Sh. Chavan Satish Bhanudasrao

Aurangabad Division Graduates’

19.07.2014

2

Sh. Chandrakant (Dada) Bachhu Patil

Pune Division Graduates’

19.07.2014

3

Sh. Gadkari Nitin Jairam

Nagpur Division Graduates’

19.07.2014

 

Teachers’ Constituencies:-

 

1

Sh. Khotre Vasantrao Dadarao

Amravati Division Teachers’

19.07.2014

2

Sh. Bhagwan Anandrao Salunke

Pune Division Teachers’

19.07.2014

 

 

 

 

Election Commission of India

New Delhi : 20th May,2014

 

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