ECI announced Biennial elections for 55 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on March 26

ECI announced Biennial elections for 55 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on March 26
ECI announced Biennial elections for 55 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on March 26

ECI announced Biennial elections for 55 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on March 26


Election Commission announced today the term of office of 55 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from 17 States is due to expire on their retirement in April, 2020 as detailed below:

States
No. of Seats
Maharashtra
7
Odisha
4
Tamil Nadu
6
West Bengal
5
Andhra Pradesh
4
Telangana
2
Assam
3
Bihar
5
Chhattisgarh
2
Gujarat
4
Haryana
2
Himachal Pradesh
1
Jharkhand
2
Madhya Pradesh
3
Manipur
1
Rajasthan
3
Meghalaya
1
Total
55

Important Dates:

  1. Notifications for the biennial elections will be issued on 6th March and 13th March is the last date of filing nominations.
  2. Scrutiny of nominations will be done on the 16th March and the last date for withdrawal of candidatures is 18th March.
  3. Counting will be held in the evening of 26th March an hour after the conclusion of polls.

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