Assam Rajya Sabha polls for three seats on Feb 7
Guwahati: Election for three Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, which will become vacant on April 9, would be held on February 7, according to an official notification today.
Election Commission of India today announced the schedule for election of candidates to three Rajya Sabha seats from Assam which becomes vacant on April 9.
The last date for filing of nominations was January 28 and the scrutiny of nominations would take place the next day on January 29.
The last date for withdrawal was January 31.
The entire election process shall be completed by February 10 next.
The three seats would be vacated by Congress state unit President Bhubaneswar Kalita, a three time Rajya Sabha member, Asom Gana Parishad’s Birendra Prasad Baishya and Bodoland Peoples’ Front’s Biswajit Daimary.
There are seven Rajya Sabha seats from Assam with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also representing the state in the Upper House.