Rajya Sabha bypolls to 2 seats on August 24
The Rajya Sabha bypolls were necessitated following the deaths of MPs Beni Prasad Verma from UP and MP Veerendra Kumar from Kerala
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).
The bypolls were necessitated following the deaths of Beni Prasad Verma from UP and MP 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.
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.