Police observer appointed for Bhabanipur constituency
The Election Commission has appointed senior IPS officer Nirmal Kumar Azad, a 1994 batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre, as a police observer for Bhabanipur assembly constituency where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting a by-election, an official said on Wednesday. The by-poll will be held on September 30 along with the elections to two seats in Murshidabad district - Samserganj and Jangipur - where polling was countermanded during the eight-phase assembly elections conducted earlier this year due to death of candidates.
Votes will be counted in the three seats on October 3.
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