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EC proclaims bypoll in UP’s Khatauli Meeting seat on Dec 5, relying on Dec 8

The Election Fee on Tuesday introduced that the bypoll for the Khatauli Meeting constituency in Uttar Pradesh can be held on December 5. The counting of votes can be held on December 8, when the outcomes of the Meeting elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat may also be out.

The Khatauli seat fell vacant on Monday when BJP MLA Vikram Singh Saini was disqualified after his current conviction in a case associated to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. A courtroom within the state’s Muzaffarnagar sentenced Saini and 10 others to 2 years imprisonment within the case final month. The accused have been convicted beneath expenses together with rioting, rioting armed with lethal weapons and act endangering life or private security of others.

With the announcement of this bypoll schedule, an EC official stated all vacancies in 2022 had been lined. The ballot panel had on November 5 introduced bypolls in 5 Meeting seats – one every in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Bihar and Chhattisgarh – and within the Parliamentary constituency of Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh. The Mainpuri seat fell vacant following the dying of Samajwadi Social gathering chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on October 10.

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