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.
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.