Biennial Rajya Sabha polls for 56 seats on 27 February

New Delhi: Incumbents whose tenure end in April include Manmohan Singh, JP Nadda, Mandaviya

BY | Tuesday, 30 January, 2024

The Election Commission has announced that the biennial Rajya Sabha elections to 56 seats in 15 states will be conducted 27th January 2024. The elections will be held to fill the seats of Members of Parliament whose tenure will expire in April 2024.

The elections will be conducted for three Rajya Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh, six in Bihar, one in Chhattisgarh, four in Gujarat, one in Haryana, one in Himachal Pradesh, four in Karnataka, five in Madhya Pradesh, six in Maharashtra, three in Telangana, ten on Uttar Pradesh, one in Uttarakhand, five in West Bengal, three in Odisha and three in Rajasthan.

While the last date of nomination is 8th February 2024, the date of poll is on 27th February. The votes will be counted on the same day, the Election Commission has said.

The incumbents whose tenure will end in April include former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP National President JP Nadda, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Forest Minister Bhupendra Yadav and Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

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