By-polls to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Bihar, Telangana to be held on May 30

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By-polls to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Bihar, Telangana to be held on May 30

New Delhi [India], May 5 : The Election Commission on Thursday issued the schedule for bye-election to one vacant Rajya seat each from Telangana and Bihar.

According to Election Commission, the notification for the bye-election will be issued on May 12. The last date for filing nominations will be May 19. The polling will be held on May 30 between 9 am and 4 pm. The counting of votes will be done on the same day after polling concludes.

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The resignation of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP Banda Prakash from membership of the Upper House necessitated the bye-election in Telangana.

Further one Rajya Sabha seat in Bihar fall vacant after the demise of Janata Dal United (JDU) MP Mahendra Prasad on December 27.

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