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Meghalaya bypoll: Re-polling in one booth on Monday

IANS  |  Shillong 

Re-polling will be held at the Konarchar polling station on Monday in the bypoll to constituency, an said on Saturday.

The re-poll was necessitated as the electorate of this polling booth cast their votes in the EVM meant for the Lok Sabha poll instead of Assembly by-poll during polling on Thursday, said.

After taking all material circumstances into account, he said the has ruled, under Section 58(2) of the Representation of People's Act, the voting on April 11 at the Konarchar polling station of segment is void.

Re-poll will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Konarchar polling station has a total of 712 voters.

Selsella constituency is part of the Tura parliamentary seat in the area in western

The by-election was necessitated by the death of sitting on October 8, 2018.

Marak's widow R. Marak is contesting the bypoll on the ticket against the ruling Ferlin C.A. Sangma, the United Democratic Party's Sayeedullah Nongrum and the Bharatiya Janata Party's Adorsho Sangma.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 22:52 IST
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