The bypolls to the Chornur Zilla Panchayat seat, which was lying vacant following the resignation tendered by Bheema Nayak on his elevation to the post of MLA, will be held on September 29. Amlan Aditya Biswas, Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer, has announced the calendar of events for the byelection.

The last date for filing nomination is September 18. Scrutiny of papers will be held on September 19, and the last day for withdrawal of nominations is September 21. Polling, if necessary, will be held on September 29th.

Chornur ZP seat is reserved for Scheduled Caste.