R K Nagar By election to be held on April 12
CHENNAI: Bypoll to Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency in Chennai will be held on April 12, the Election Commission announced on Thursday. The byelection is necessitated by the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
As per the schedule put out by the poll panel, the poll notification will be made on March 16. The last date of nomination is March 23. The nominations would be scrutinised on March 24, and March 27 is the last date of withdrawal of candidatures.
The commission has decided to use electronic voting machines in the bypoll. Counting of votes will be held on April 15.