Notification out for polls to 3 Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Secretariat of the Odisha Legislative Assembly today issued notification for polls to three Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha.

The polling will be held from 9 am to 4 pm on June 10 while counting of votes will take place at 5 PM on the very day.

Notably, tenure of MPs Nekkanti Bhaskar Rao, Prasanna Acharya and Sasmit Patra will end on July 1.

Below are the key dates of the Rajya Sabha polls.

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Events Dates

Issue of Notifications

24th May, 2022 (Tuesday)

Last date of making nominations

31st May, 2022 (Tuesday)

Scrutiny of nominations

01st June, 2022 (Wednesday)

Last date for withdrawal of candidatures

03rd June, 2022 (Friday)

Date of Poll

10th June, 2022 (Friday)

Hours of Poll

09:00 am- 04:00 pm

Counting of Votes

10th June, 2022 (Friday) at 05:00 pm 

Date before which election shall be completed

13th June, 2022 (Monday)

The ruling BJD is in a comfortable position to win all the three seats because of its strength in the assembly. Priority will be given to women in candidate selection, said BJD vice-president Usha Devi.

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