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As the largest state of the country, Uttar Pradesh is gearing-up  – politically speaking – for the upcoming local body elections coinciding with bye-elections of Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha constituencies.

All this will happen in the month of December. The UP state authorities have directed its police force to be extra vigilant during the busy political month and orders have been passed to cancel all leaves of its officers.

According to highly places sources on Saturday the 19th of November 2022, the UP Additional Director General (law and order) headquarters, Prashant Kumar has issued cancellation of all leaves of police officers till the completion of the election process in view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha/Vidhan Sabha by-election/Urban body polls.

However special leaves could be sanctioned by the officers concerned in special cases, the order said.
The by-election to Mainpuri Lok Sabha and Khatauli Assembly seats of Uttar Pradesh is scheduled for December 5.
Elections for 763 urban local bodies in the state, 17 municipal corporations, 200 Nagar Palika Parishads and 546 Nagar panchayats are also likely to be held in December.