Voting for 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 15 states will be held on June 10

Election commission 57 Rajya Sabha seats biennial for Election announced. Voting ends on June 10. Let us tell you that 57 members from 15 states are retiring between June and August. The seats are for 15 states and union territories, which include Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Uttar Pradesh has the highest […]
 


Voting for 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 15 states will be held on June 10

Election commission 57 Rajya Sabha seats biennial for Election announced. Voting ends on June 10. Let us tell you that 57 members from 15 states are retiring between June and August. The seats are for 15 states and union territories, which include Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of seats (11), followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with six seats each.

Other states where Rajya Sabha elections are due include Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand and Haryana. Explain that there are 245 members in the Rajya Sabha and the majority figure is 123.

Election Commission announces schedule of Rajya Sabha elections in various states

Notice will be issued – May 24, 2022, Tuesday Last date of candidature – May 31, 2022, Tuesday Candidate verification – June 1, 2022, Wednesday Last date for withdrawal of candidature – June 3, 2022, Friday Polling date – June 10, 2022, Polling time on Friday – 09:00 AM – 4.00 PM Counting of votes: June 10, 2022, Friday at 5:00 PM

Members retiring this year-

Andhra Pradesh

Prabhu Suresh Prabhakar-BJP TG Venkatesh-BJP Yalamanchili Satyanarayana Chowdhury-BJP Venumbaka Vijay Sai Reddy, YSRCP

Telangana

Laxmikant Rao Voditela-TRS Srinivas Dharmapuri-Congress

Chattisgarh

Chhaya Bai Verma – Congress Ramvichar Netam – BJP

Madhya Pradesh

Vivek Krishna Tankha – Congress leader Javed Akbar – BJP Samatiya Uikey – BJP

Tamil Nadu

TKS Elangovan-DMK A. Navaneethakrishnan-AIADMK RS Bharathi-DMK SR Balasubramaniam-AIADMK A Vijayakumar-AIADMK KRN Rajeshkumar-DMK

Karnataka

KC Ramamurthy – BJP Jairam Ramesh – Congress Oscar Fernandes (vacant from 13 September 2021) Nirmala Sitharaman – BJP

Orissa

Nekanti Bhaskar Rao – BJD Prasanna Acharya – BJD Samit Patra – BJD

Maharashtra

Piyush Vedprakash Goyal- BJP P Chidambaram- Congress Prafulla Manoharbhai Patel- NCP Vikas Haribhai Mahatma- BJP Sanjay Rajaram Raut- Shiv Sena Vinay Prabhakar Sahasrabuddhe- BJP

Punjab

Ambika Soni-Congress Balwinder Singh-SAD

Rajasthan Rajasthan

Alphons Kannanthanam – BJP Ramkumar Verma – BJP Harshvardhan Singh Dungarpur – BJP

Uttar Pradesh

Revathi Raman Singh alias Mani- SP Sukhram Singh- SP Syed Zafar Islam- BJP Vishamber Prasad Nishad- SP Kapil Sibal- Congress Ashok Siddharth- BSP Jai Prakash- BJP Shiv Pratap- BJP Satish Chandra Mishra- BSP Sanjay Seth- BJP Surendra Singh Nagar- BJP

Uttarakhand

Pradeep Tamta-Congress

A state in Eastern India

Gopal Narayan Singh – BJP Satish Chandra Dubey – BJP Misha Bharti – RJD Ramchandra Prasad Singh – JD(U) Sharad Yadav (vacated since December 12, 2017)

Jharkhand

Mahesh Poddar- BJP Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi- BJP

Haryana

Dushyant Gautam-BJP Subhash Chandra-BJD

In April, the BJP managed to cross the 100-mark in the upper house of Parliament after the biennial elections. It became the first political party to do so after 1990. BJP has won three more seats in Assam, Tripura and Nagaland. Thus, the BJP has 101 MPs in the Upper House.