The Election Commission on Thursday announced that byelections for two Rajya Sabha seats that fell vacant earlier this one year on account of the death of the sitting MPs would be held on August 24.
One seat every in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala fell vacant on March 27 and Would possibly perhaps well additionally 28 respectively after the death of Beni Prasad Verma and M.P. Veerendra Kumar. The EC determined to take care of the polling and depending on August 24, a statement acknowledged.
Candidates can file nominations from August 6 till August 13, followed by scrutiny of nominations on August 14 and time limit for withdrawal of candidature on August 17.
“The Commission has also directed the Chief Secretaries fervent to depute a senior officer from the Insist to be obvious that that the extant instructions relating to COVID-19 containment measures are complied with whereas making preparations for conducting the elections,” the statement acknowledged.