Bhopal, Apr 19 :  By-election to Ghoda Dongri Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district will be held on May 16, Election Commission announced today. Also Read: Madhya Pradesh: 11 members of a family died in a jeep-truck collision near UjjainAlso Read - Vegetable Vendor Washes Coriander Leaves With Drain Water on Camera, Faces Action | Watch Video

As per the schedule of EC, the filing of nomination papers will take place from April 22 to April 29. Scrutiny of papers will be carried out on April 30 and candidates can withdraw their nominations before May 2. Also Read - From TV to Mobile Phones, Locals in Bhopal Villages Get Rewards For Ensuring Cleanliness at Their Homes & Surroundings

Counting of votes will take place on May 19, an EC official said. The by-poll for the seat was necessitated after sitting BJP member Sajjan Singh Uikey passed away due to prolonged illness on March 19. Also Read - Bajrang Dal Activists Vandalise Sets of 'Ashram 3' in Bhopal, Throw Ink at Director Prakash Jha