The Election Commission in an announcement said on Thursday that by-elections to Gujarat’s three Assembly seats, including Jamnagar Rural, will be held on April 23. These will be held along with voting for state’s 26 parliamentary seats.
Jamnagar (Rural) seat fell vacant on Monday when Congress MLA Vallabh Dharaviya submitted his resignation to Speaker Rajendra Trivedi.
Dharaviya is the third MLA to have left the Congress and resign as legislator in last one week.
Four-time legislator from Manavadar Jawahar Chavda and Dhrangardra legislator Parshottam Sapariya quit the party last week.