The bypoll was necessitated due to the death of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi in a Naxal attack in April.
New Delhi: Voting for the bye-elections is underway at assembly constituencies of Badharghat, Dantewada and Hamirpur in Tripura, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh respectively here on Monday morning.
The voting started at around 7 am. Around 57000 voters are there in the Bhadharghat assembly constituency in Tripura where the main fight is between BJP, Congress, and CPI(M).
Last month Election Commission has announced bye-elections for four assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura, and Uttar Pradesh. The ECI had taken the decision to hold by-polls after taking into consideration various factors like local festivals, electoral rolls, weather conditions, etc.
Bye-elections are also held in Pala in Kerala. The bye-elections are being conducted using EVMs and VVPATs.
The counting of votes will take place on September 27.