New Delhi: Bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 56 assembly seats spread across 12 states will be held on November 3 and 7, the Election Commission said Tuesday, but did not announce “at this stage” by-elections to seven assembly constituencies in four others states.
While bypolls to 54 assembly seats would be held on November 3, those for one Lok Sabha seat in Bihar and two assembly seats in Manipur would be held on November 7.
The votes for all the bypolls will be counted on November 10, alongside the counting of votes for the general assembly elections in Bihar.
Before announcing the schedule, the poll panel issued a separate statement on Tuesday to say that it has decided not to hold “at this stage” assembly bypolls in seven seats across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and West Bengal.
The decision has been taken based on inputs received from the chief secretaries and poll…