Upcoming By-Elections on 7 Assembly Seats in 6 States, Voting on Sep 5

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2024, the politics in the country is heated due to the no-confidence motion brought by the opposition party regarding the violence in Manipur. Meanwhile, the Election Commission simultaneously announced by-elections on seven assembly seats in 6 states. With the announcement of the Election Commission, the model code of conduct has been implemented in 7 assembly seats from today.According to the Election Commission’s announcement, polling for by-elections will be held on September 5 in seven assembly seats of six states of the country, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Jharkhand, Tripura, while the counting of votes will be held on September 8.

By-election on One Seat Each of Up-bengal, Kerala

According to the program of public by-elections by the Election Commission, by-elections will be held on one seat each of UP, West Bengal, Kerala, Jharkhand and Uttarakhand and two seats of Tripura. By-elections will be held on September 5 on all these 7 seats. Counting of votes will take place on September 8.

By-elections Will Be Held on These Seats

The Election Commission said that the by-elections will be held in UP’s Ghosi, Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar, Bengal’s Dhupgudi, Jharkhand’s Dumri, Kerala’s Puthupalli, Tripura’s Boxanagar and Dhanpur seats. A by-election is being held on the Dumri seat of Jharkhand due to the death of Jagarnath Mahato. Elections are being held on Puthupalli seat in Kerala due to the death of Oman Chandy.

By-elections Due to Resignations in Up and Tripura

Elections are being held on the Bageshwar seat of Uttarakhand due to the death of Chandan Kumar Das and on the Dhupgudi seat of Bengal due to the death of Vishnu Pad Ray. While elections are being held due to the resignation of Dara Singh Chauhan on UP’s Ghosi seat and Pratima Bhowmik on Tripura’s Dhanpur seat.


The Election Commission has announced by-elections on 7 assembly seats across 6 states in India, with voting set for September 5 and counting on September 8. The model code of conduct is now in effect in these constituencies. These by-elections are taking place due to a mix of resignations and unfortunate deaths of incumbents. Meanwhile, political tensions are escalating as the opposition party has brought a no-confidence motion related to violence in Manipur, adding to the charged atmosphere ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

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