Rajya Sabha bypolls to 2 seats on August 24

First Published 30, Jul 2020, 1:54 PM

The Rajya Sabha bypolls were necessitated following the deaths of MPs Beni Prasad Verma from UP and MP Veerendra Kumar from Kerala
 

<p> Bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats, one each in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala, will be held on August 24, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Thursday (July 30).</p>

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 Bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats, one each in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala, will be held on August 24, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Thursday (July 30).

 

<p>The bypolls were necessitated following the deaths of  Beni Prasad Verma from UP and MP Veerendra Kumar from Kerala earlier this year.</p>

The bypolls were necessitated following the deaths of  Beni Prasad Verma from UP and MP Veerendra Kumar from Kerala earlier this year.

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


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

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

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


 

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

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