Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission of India (ECI) today announced the date of the Rajya Sabha Elections to 57 Rajya Sabha seats, including three from Odisha will be held on June 10, 2022.
The ECI will soon release an official notification for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election on May 24, 2022. The nomination papers can be filed till May 31, 2022. The candidates can withdraw their nomination papers on or before June 3, 2022.
The voting will be held between 9 PM and 4 PM on June 10 and the results will be announced at 5 PM on the same date.
According to reports, the maximum number of seats, 11, lie in Uttar Pradesh. It is followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, where the election will be held in six seats each.
The 11 other states, apart from Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Odisha, where the Rajya Sabha election will be held are Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand and Haryana.
It is to be noted here that the tenure of three Rajya Sabha MPs namely N. Bhaskar Rao, Prasanna Acharya and Sasmit Patra is ending on July 1.