Lohardaga Assembly by-election deferred

By Abha Manakatala - Sun Oct 25, 1:17 pm

election-commission_240x180_41444664189After the request of the Jharkhand state poll panel to defer the Lohardaga Assembly by-poll till the panchayat elections are over by December 12, the Election Commission has revoked its earlier order for a by-election in Lohardaga constituency.

“Having considered the matter, the Commission hereby rescinds its announcement of by-election from Lohardaga (ST) Assembly constituency,” an official statement issued in New Delhi has said.

A separate schedule for holding a by-election from the said Assembly constituency will be announced at an appropriate time so that the process of it is completed before December 22, 2015, the statement read.

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