Bypoll to vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Kerala to be held on August 24
New Delhi: Bypoll to the vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Kerala will be held on August 24, the Election Commission announced on Thursday. The bypoll was necessitated following the demise of M. P. Veerendra Kumar MP earlier this year.
Also, by-election to the vacant RS seat in Uttar Pradesh, necessitated after the death of Beni Prasad Verma, will be conducted on the same day.
While the term of Verma was till July, 2022, Veerendra Kumar's term was to end in April, 2022.
The notification for the bypolls will be issued on August 6. The nominations can be filed till August 14 and scrutiny of applications will be held on August 14. The nominations can be withdrawn till August 17.
The elections will be held on August 24 from 9 am to 4.30 pm. As per established practice, the counting of votes will be held on the same evening.