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Complete RK Nagar bypoll by December 31: Madras High Court

November 22,2017  

Complete RK Nagar bypoll by December 31 Madras High Court
The RK Nagar assembly constituency, lying vacant since the death of former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, may soon witness resumption of political activities, as the Madras high court has asked the Election Comission of India to conduct the bypoll by December 31........

CHENNAI: The RK Nagar assembly constituency, lying vacant since the death of former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, may soon witness resumption of political activities, as the Madras high court has asked the Election Commission of India to conduct the bypoll by December 31.

Passing an order on a PIL filed by DMK organisation secretary R S Bharathi on Tuesday, the first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar said, "It is expected that the Election Commission will announce the election date for the RK Nagar constituency at the earliest and conduct the election within December 31, 2017.