Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Legislative Assembly Speaker on Wednesday informed the Election Commission of India and Chief Electoral Officer about ‘vacancy in the House’.
A notification has been issued regarding the vacant Assembly seat of Dhamnagar constituency in Odisha.
The Secretariat of the Odisha Legislative Assembly on 21st September issued notification in this regard and informed the Election Commission in order to enable it to take steps for holding of by-election to fill up the vacancy.
The vacancy was caused in Dhamnagar constituency following the death of its MLA Bishnu Charan Sethi. The Sitting Member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly elected from Dhamnagar (SC) Assembly Constituency of Bhadrak District.
He breathed his last on Monday, the 19th September, at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar.