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Bye-election to be held to UP Legislative Council from Kanpur Graduates' Constituency on Jan 19
New Delhi, December 20, 2014
The Election Commission has said that it will hold a bye-election on January 19 to fill a casual vacancy in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council from the Kanpur Division Graduates’ Constituency.
The vacancy was caused by the death of sitting member Jagendra Swaroop on July 30, an official press release said. In the normal course, Mr Swaroop's term of office would have ended on November 16, 2016.
Notification for the bye-election would be issued on December 26 and the last date for making nominations is January 2, 2015. Counting of votes will be taken up on January 22.