New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) today announced that the by-poll to one Rajya Sabha seat in Odisha will be held on June 13.
The seat fell vacant following the resignation of BJD MP Subhas Chandra Singh in April. The poll is being held for the rest of the period that is from April 24, 2022 to April 24, 2026.
According to the Commission, while the notification for this poll will be issued on May 26, last date of making nomination is June 2, scrutiny of nominations on June 3, last date withdrawal of candidature is June 6 and the poll will be held on June 13 between 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Counting of the votes will be carried out the same evening from 5 p.m. onwards.
The poll panel also said that broad guidelines of Covid-19 issued by ECI has to be followed, wherever applicable, during the entire election process by all persons.