The Election Commission has said that it would hold a bye-election on January 12, 2018 to fill a casual vacancy in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from Kurnool Local Authorities' Constituency.
The vacancy has arisen due to the resignation of Mr. Silpa Chakrapani Reddy on August 14. Mr. Reddy's term would have normally ended on May 1, 2023.
An official press release said the notification for the bye-election would be issued on December 19 and the last date for making nominations is December 26. The last date for withdrawal of nominations is December 29.
Counting of votes will be taken up on January 16, 2018, the release added.