Supreme Court accepts Election Commission schedule for Maniktala by-polls

The assembly constituency has been unrepresented for over two years, after the demise of TMC's Sadhan Pande who was declared the winner during the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections.
Supreme Court, West Bengal
Supreme Court, West Bengal

The Election Commission of India (ECI) today handed over to the Supreme Court a schedule for the conduct of by-polls in the Maniktala constituency of West Bengal, which has remained without a legislator to represent it in the State Legislative Assembly for over two years [Suvendu Dey and Ors vs Election Commission of India and Ors].

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