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No. MCS/PN/17/2001         

Dated: 24th December, 2001


Subject: Bye- election to the  Council of States from Tamil Nadu to fill up the vacancy caused due to death of Shri G.K.Moopanar.

A casual vacancy  exists in the Council of States due to death of  Shri G.K. Moopanar,  who represented the State of Tamil Nadu in the said House,  on 30th August, 2001,  before the expiration of his term of office which was upto and including the 29th June, 2004.

2.      The Election Commission has decided to fill up the above mentioned vacancy in accordance with the following  programme :-

i)  Issue of Notification 31-12-2001( Monday)
ii) Last date for making nominations 07.01.2002 (Monday)
iii) Scrutiny of nominations 08.01.2002(Tuesday)
iv) Last date for the withdrawal of candidatures 10.01.2002 (Thursday)
v) Date of  Poll 17.01.2002 (Thursday)
vi) Hours of poll  9.00 A.M to 4.00 P.M
vii) Counting of votes  from 5.00P.M on 17.01.2002
vii) Date before which election shall be completed 21.01.2002 (Monday)