New Delhi: Bye-election to a Rajya Sabha seat
from Uttar Pradesh, caused by death of Samajwadi Party MP
Virendra Bhatia, will be held on July 15, the Election
Commission announced today.
The term of Bhatia, who died on May 24 last, was to end
on April 2, 2012.
According to the schedule, the notification will be issued
on June 28. Last date for filing nominations is July 5 and
scrutiny will take place the following day. The last date for
withdrawal of nominations is July 8.
The counting of votes will be taken up at 5 PM on July 15
after completion of polling, the EC said.