Javadekar, at present, is not a member of either House of the Parliament.

The Election Commission of India had on June 2 announced by-election for the seat.

The by-election was necessitated after resignation of BJP's Faggan Singh Kulaste, who won the Lok Sabha elections from Mandla constituency.

The process for filing nominations for the by-election had started on June 2.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Principal Secretary, Bhagwandev Israni, has been appointed as the Returning Officer.

The last date of filing nominations is June 9. Scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on June 10 and the last date for withdrawal is June 12.


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