Friday, 14 July 2017

Biennial Elections to the Council of States from the States of Gujarat and West Bengal and bye election to Council of States from Madhya Pradesh-reg

 The term of office of 9 (Nine) members of the Rajya Sabha elected from below mentioned 2 (two) States is due to expire on their retirement in August, 2017 as detailed below: -
S.No.
Name of State
Name of the Member
Date of Retirement
1.
Gujarat
1.
Patel Ahmed Mohammedbhai
18.08.2017
2.
Pandya Dilipbhai Shivshankarbhai
3.
Irani Smriti Zubin
2.
West Bengal
1.
Derek O’Brien
18.08.2017
2.
Debabrata Bandyopadhyay
3.
Pradip Bhattacharya
4.
Sitaram Yechury
5.
Sukhendusekhar Roy
6.
Dola Sen













2.               Apart from above, a casual vacancy in the Council of States from Madhya Pradesh has also arisen.  The details are given as below: -
S.No
State
Name of Member
Cause of vacancy
Term  of office up to
1.
Madhya Pradesh
Sh. Anil Madhav Dave
Death on 18.05.2017
29.06.2022

3.         The Election Commission has decided that the aforesaid Biennial Elections to the Council of States from the above States and a bye-election to Council of States from Madhya Pradesh shall be held in accordance with the following programme: -
Sl.No.
Subject of Programme
Dates and Days
1.       
Issue of Notifications
21st July, 2017 (Friday)
2.       
Last Date of making nominations
28th July, 2017  (Friday)
3.       
Scrutiny of nominations
29th July, 2017  (Saturday)
4.       
Last date for withdrawal of candidatures
31st July, 2017 (Monday)
5.       
Date of Poll
8th August, 2017(Tuesday)
6.       
Hours of Poll
9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.
7.       
Counting of Votes
8th August, 2017 (Tuesday) at 5.00 P.M.
8.       
Date before which election shall be completed
11th  August, 2017 (Friday)


























Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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