Bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in UP, Kerala on August 24


The Election Commission on Thursday announced that bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats -- one each in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala -- will be held on August 24.


The notification for the bypolls will be issued on August 6 and the election will be held on August 24.

As per established practice, the counting of votes will be held on the same evening.

By-election to the Rajasthan Rajya Sabha seat was necessitated following the death of Beni Prasad Verma from UP and M P Veerendra Kumar from Kerala earlier this year.

While the term of Verma was till July, 2022, Kumar's term was to end in April, 2022.


With inputs from Agency

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