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ECI Issues Detailed Schedule for Bye-Elections in Jalandhar West

Gazette Notification to be Issued on June 14, 2024- Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal 

Polling Scheduled for July 10 and result to be declared on July 13

Jalandhar: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has released a comprehensive schedule for the upcoming bye-elections in the 34-Jalandhar West Assembly Constituency. District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal provided detailed information regarding the election timeline.

Dr. Aggarwal announced that the official gazette notification will be issued on June 14, 2024, marking the formal commencement of the election process. Prospective candidates must file their nominations by June 21, 2024. The scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on June 24, 2024, ensuring all candidates meet the necessary eligibility criteria.

Candidates would be able to withdraw their nomination papers on June 26, 2024. The bye-election polling is scheduled for July 10, 2024, and the counting of votes will be done on July 13, 2024. The entire election process will be completed by July 15, 2024.

Dr. Aggarwal also emphasized that the model code of conduct is now in effect following the announcement of the bye-elections. He stressed that violations of the election code will not be tolerated, and strict action will be taken against any individuals or parties found in breach of the regulations.

“The model code of conduct is a critical aspect of ensuring free and fair elections,” said Dr. Aggarwal. “We are committed to maintaining the integrity of the electoral process and will take necessary measures to uphold the law.”