New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday starts process for Bye Elections to 2 Rajya Sabha seats including one in Odisha.
Elections for one seat in place of Bishnu Charan Das would be held on 25th May.
The Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to the Council of States from Manipur and Odisha to fill up the above said vacancies in accordance with the following programmme: –
|Sl.No.||Subject of Program||Dates and Days|
|1.||Issue of Notifications||8th May, 2017 (Monday)|
|2.||Last Date of making nominations||15th May, 2017 (Monday)|
|3.||Scrutiny of nominations||16th May, 2017 (Tuesday)|
|4.||Last date for withdrawal of candidatures||18th May, 2017 (Thursday)|
|5.||Date of Poll||25th May, 2017 (Thursday)|
|6.||Hours of Poll||9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.|
|7.||Counting of Votes||25th May, 2017 (Thursday) at 5.00 P.M.|
|8.||Date before which election shall be completed||27th May, 2017 (Saturday)|