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EC announces by-polls to Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Commission today announced bypoll to the Gurdaspur seat in which fell vacant following the demise of actor-turned politician Vinod Khanna in April.

Bypolls to the Gurdaspur seat and Kerala's Vengara assembly seat will be held on October 11 for which separate notifications will be issued on September 15.

September 27 will be the last date of filing nominations, the Commission said in a statement.

A MP, Khanna had died of on April 27 this year.

The Vengara bypoll was necessitated after sitting P K Kunhalikutty of the won the Malappuram bypoll.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 21:42 IST