Bye Elections to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

There are two casual vacancies in the Council of States each from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar as detailed below:

State Name of Members Reason Date of vacancy Term Up to
UttarPradesh Arun Jaitley Death 24.08.2019 02.04.2024
Bihar Jethmalani Ram Boolchand Death 08.09.2019 07.07.2022

The Commission has decided to hold bye-elections to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to fill up the above said vacancies in accordance with the following schedule for each of the vacancies –

Sl.No. Events Dates and Days
1. Issue of Notifications 27th September, 2019 (Friday)
2. Last Date of making nominations 4th  October, 2019 ( Friday)
3. Scrutiny of nominations 5th October, 2019 (Saturday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 9th October, 2019 (Wednesday)
5. Date of Poll 16th October, 2019 (Wednesday)
6. Hours of Poll 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
7. Counting of Votes 16th October, 2019 (Wednesday) at 5.00 p.m.
8. Date before which election shall be completed 18th October, 2019 (Friday)


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