New Delhi: Bye-election to a Rajya Sabha seat from Karnataka will be held on March three, the Election Commission announced on Monday.
Election to the seat has been necessitated following the death of sitting member M Rajasekara Murthy.
88-year old Murthy, a JD(S) member of Rajya Sabha, died on December 5 and his term of office was to expire on April 2 next year.
According to schedule, the notification will be issued on February 14. Last date for filing nominations will be February 21 and scrutiny would take place the following day. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures will be February 24.
Counting of votes will also take place on March 3.