Karnaprayag poll postponed to March 9

February 13, 2017 11:33 pm | Updated February 14, 2017 03:56 am IST - Dehradun:

While the entire Uttarakhand will go to the polls on February 15, the election to the Karnaprayag Assembly seat will be held on March 9. The election was postponed after BSP candidate from Karnaprayag, Kuldeep Singh Kanwasi, died in a road accident on Sunday night. On Monday, the Election Commission announced that the election at Karnaprayag would be held on March 9. “As per the notification, the new candidate from the BSP will file the nomination on February 20,” Nitin Upadhyaya, Deputy Director (Information Department), who is on election duty, said. After the postponing of the poll in one seat, 628 candidates will contest for 69 Assembly seats on February 15.

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