Elections to 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh and one in Uttarakhand, falling vacant subsequent month, will likely be hung on November 9, a press unencumber issued through the Election Fee of India (ECI) mentioned on Tuesday.
October 27 is the closing date of submitting nominations and November 2 is the closing day of withdrawal of candidature.
In view of Covid-19 pandemic, the EC mentioned that the Leader Secreatries involved will have to be sure that a senior officer from the state will have to be deputed to verify all coronavirus tips are being adopted.
Everybody will have to put on a masks all the time, thermal scanning will have to be carried out at access and go out gates, sanitisers will have to be made to be had in any respect puts, the EC mentioned in its unencumber. Social distancing norms will have to even be complied with, the discharge mentioned.
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP chief Ram Gopal Yadav are a number of the 10 participants from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25. Actor-politician Raj Babbar’s time period as Rajya Sabha member from Uttarakhand additionally ends on November 25.
Counting of votes will happen on November Nine from 5pm onwards. The notification for the elections will likely be issued on October 20, the click unencumber mentioned.
(with PTI inputs)