Gum was declared uncontested after her sole opponent, Independent candidate Mulluku Tacho withdrew his nomination on Thursday, the last day for withdrawal, a communiqué from the Chief Electoral Officer said in Itanagar on Friday.
Lower Dibang Valley district deputy commissioner Shiv Kumar, who is also the Returning Officer for the by-poll handed over the Certificate of Election to Gum, it said.
The election was due on October 31.

The seat had fallen vacant following the death of sitting MLA Jomin Tayeng on May 8.


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