Bye Elections to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh and Kerala

Bye Elections to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh and Kerala

India Thursday 30 July 2020
There are two casual vacancies in the Council of States one each from Uttar Pradesh and Kerala as per following details: -

State

Name of Members

Reason

Date of vacancy

Term Up to

Uttar Pradesh

Beni Prasad Verma

Death

27.03.2020

04.07.2022

Kerala

M.P. Veerendra Kumar

Death

28.05.2020

02.04.2022

2.               The Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh and Kerala to fill up the above said vacancies in accordance with the following schedule: -

S. No

Events

Dates

1

Issue of Notifications

06th August, 2020 (Thursday)

2

Last date of making nominations

13th August, 2020 (Thursday)

3

Scrutiny of nominations

14th August, 2020 (Friday)

4

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures

17th August, 2020 (Monday)

5

Date of Poll

24th August, 2020 (Monday)

6

Hours of Poll

09:00 am to 04:00 pm

7

Counting of Votes

24th August, 2020 (Monday) at 05:00 pm

8

Date before which election shall be completed

26th August, 2020 (Wednesday)

3.         Commission has also directed the Chief Secretaries concerned to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding COVID-19 containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the elections.