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-
Prabhu Suresh Prabhakar-BJP TG Venkatesh-BJP Yalamanchili Satyanarayana Chowdhury-BJP Venumbaka Vijay Sai Reddy, YSRCP
Laxmikant Rao Voditela-TRS Srinivas Dharmapuri-Congress
Chhaya Bai Verma – Congress Ramvichar Netam – BJP
Vivek Krishna Tankha – Congress leader Javed Akbar – BJP Samatiya Uikey – BJP
TKS Elangovan-DMK A. Navaneethakrishnan-AIADMK RS Bharathi-DMK SR Balasubramaniam-AIADMK A Vijayakumar-AIADMK KRN Rajeshkumar-DMK
KC Ramamurthy – BJP Jairam Ramesh – Congress Oscar Fernandes (vacant from 13 September 2021) Nirmala Sitharaman – BJP
Nekanti Bhaskar Rao – BJD Prasanna Acharya – BJD Samit Patra – BJD
Piyush Vedprakash Goyal- BJP P Chidambaram- Congress Prafulla Manoharbhai Patel- NCP Vikas Haribhai Mahatma- BJP Sanjay Rajaram Raut- Shiv Sena Vinay Prabhakar Sahasrabuddhe- BJP
Ambika Soni-Congress Balwinder Singh-SAD
Alphons Kannanthanam – BJP Ramkumar Verma – BJP Harshvardhan Singh Dungarpur – BJP
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
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)
Mahesh Poddar- BJP Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi- BJP
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.