Bombay High Court directs Election Commission to hold by-election to Pune Lok Sabha seat

The court observed that the reasons by ECI to not hold elections bordered on bizarre and also quashed its certificate directing not holding of by-elections for the constituency.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court today directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to immediately conduct by-election to the Pune Lok Sabha constituency which has been vacant since March 29, 2023, after the death of Member of Parliament Girish Bapat [Sughosh Joshi v. Election Commission of India & Ors].

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