Organisation : Election Commission of India ECI
Announcement : Biennial/Bye Elections to Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Legislative Council 2019
Applicable State : Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
Nomination Last Date : 5th March, 2019
Election Date : 22nd March, 2019
Home Page : https://eci.gov.in/files/file/9355-biennialbye-elections-to-the-andhra-pradesh-and-telangana-legislative-council-%E2%80%93reg/
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ECI Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Bye Election
Biennial/Bye Elections to the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Legislative Council 2019.
Related : Lok Sabha & State Legislative Assemblies General Election 2019 : www.electionin.in/6747.html
Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council
The term of office of following sitting members of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council are due to expire as per the details given below
|Sl. No.||Name of Constituency||Name of the Member||Date of retirement|
|1.||East –West Godavari Graduates’||Kalidindi Ravi Kiran Varma||29.03.2019|
|2.||Krishna-Guntur Graduates’||Boddu Nageswara Rao|
|3.||Srikakulam-Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam Teachers’||Gade Srinivasulu Naidu|
Telangana Legislative Council
The term of office of following sitting members of the Telangana Legislative Council are due to expire as per the details given below
|1.||Medak-Nizamabad-Adilabad-Karimnagar Graduates’||K. Swamy Goud||29.03.2019|
|2.||Medak-Nizamabad-Adilabad-Karimnagar Teachers’||Paturi Sudhakar Reddy|
|3.||Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda Teachers’||Poola Ravinder|
|4.||Hyderabad Local Authorities’||M.S. Prabhakar Rao||01.05.2019|
** Also, one vacancy in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council has occurred on 3rd October, 2018 due to death of sitting member, Dr. M.V.V.S. Murthi from Visakhapatnam Local Authorities’ Constituency. The term of Dr. M.V.V.S. Murthi is up to and including 11.08.2021.
** Amendment of Delimitation Order of Council Constituencies in Telangana is under process; however, the Commission has decided to conduct the aforesaid elections as per the existing delimitation.
Now, the Commission has decided to hold above mentioned Biennial Election to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Legislative Councils and bye election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from Visakhapatnam Local Authorities’ Constituency, in accordance with the following schedule
|EVENTS||DATES & DAYS|
|1||Issue of Notifications||25th February, 2019 (Monday)|
|2||Last date of making nominations||5th March, 2019 (Tuesday)|
|3||Scrutiny of nominations||6th March, 2019 (Wednesday)|
|5||Last date for withdrawal of candidatures||8th March, 2019 (Friday)|
|6||Date of poll||22nd March, 2019 (Friday)|
|7||Hours of poll||8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.|
|8||Counting of Votes||26th March, 2019 (Tuesday)|
|9||Date before which election shall be completed||28th March, 2019 (Thursday)|
Voter Helpline – 1950
The enrolled electors in the Electoral Roll can check the details of their personal information, the Polling Station planned for them to visit on the Poll Day and to know the contact details of Booth Level Officers, Electoral Registration Officers and District Election Officers, by using the Voter Helpline Mobile App or through www.nvsp.in Portal or by calling 1950 Helpline Number.
In the same line, services through SMS can also be availed by citizens by sending SMS without any cost to 1950. Formats in which such SMSs can be sent are
(i) ECI <EPIC Number> <0 (for reply in English) or <1 (for reply in the regional language).
(ii) ECIPS <EPIC Number>
This will fetch the address of the Polling Station, where the said EPIC Number bearer needs to go to cast the vote.
(iii) ECICONTACT <EPIC Number>
This will fetch the reply providing the sender with contact details of Booth Level Officers, Electoral Registration Officers and District Election Officers.