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  • 05 Dec 2023
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Dates announced for Panchayat by-elections in Bihar

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The dates for Panchayat by-elections were announced by Bihar State Election Commission on December 4, 2023. There will be by-elections for a total of 1675 Panchayat posts in the state.

Key Points:

  • As per the notification issued by the State Election Commission, the date of voting has been fixed on December 28, while the nomination will be from December 9 to December 15.
  • Scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on December 16, while the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers has been fixed as December 20.
  • Under the Panchayat by-election, elections will be held for the posts of Zilla Parishad member, Gram Panchayat head, Gram Kachari Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti member, Gram Panchayat member and Gram Kachahari Panch.
  • Elections will be held for 4 posts for Zilla Parishad member, 21 for Gram Panchayat Mukhiya, 36 for Gram Kachari Sarpanch, 20 for Panchayat Samiti member, 353 for Gram Panchayat member and 1241 posts for Gram Kachahari Panch.
  • Voting will be held on December 28, which will start from 7 am till 5 pm. Counting of votes will take place from 8 am on December 30.
  • It may be noted that last time a by-election was held for other vacant posts including Panch in 2022.

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