Haryana RS poll on Mar 30 for one seat

Election to fill one post of the Rajya Sabha in Haryana, which will fall vacant next month, will be held on March 30.

Updated: Mar 12, 2012, 20:15 PM IST

Chandigarh: Election to fill one post of
the Rajya Sabha in Haryana, which will fall vacant next month,
will be held on March 30.

The seat will fall vacant following the retirement of
Shadi Lal (Congress) on April 2.

Returning Officer for the biennial election Sumit Kumar
said the last date for filing of nomination is March 19.

The date of scrutiny of the nomination papers is March 20
and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is March 22,
he said.

The Congress is set to retain the seat as it has a
strength of 46 in the 90-member state Assembly.

The opposition INLD has 30 members, BJP four, one each of
BSP, HJC-BL and SAD (Badal) and seven Independents.

PTI