Delhi/Bhubaneswar: May 13: The Election Commission of India on Friday issued a notification for the by-election to another Rajya Sabha Post from Odisha.
As per the notification, a by-poll to the seat which got vacant on April 21, 2022, after the resignation of BJD leader Subhash Singh as a Member of the Parliament, will be held on June 13.
BJD leader Subash Singh resigned from the post as he got elected as Mayor of Cuttack Municipal Corporation. The term of the member elected in the by-election will expire on April 2, 2026.
According to the poll schedule issued by the Election Commission, the notifications will be issued on May 26.
The last date for filing nominations is June 2 while the scrutiny of the papers will be conducted on June 3. Similarly, the last date of withdrawal of candidatures has been scheduled for June 6.
The polling will be conducted between 9 am and 4 pm on June 13. The counting of votes will be held on the same day at 5 pm.
The Chief Secretary of Odisha has been directed to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the exact instructions regarding COVID containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the by-election.