UP Rajya Sabha by-poll on July 15
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Last Updated: Monday, June 14, 2010, 19:03
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.


First Published: Monday, June 14, 2010, 19:03

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