Rajya Sabha Biennial elections to held on 31 March for 13 Seats


Mar 07, 2022 04:10 pm

The Election Commission of India today announced that the elections to 13 Rajya Sabha seats, across six states will be held on March 31. These states include Punjab with 5 seats, Kerala with 3 seats, Assam with 2 seats and the other states with one seat for each of them included Himachal Pradesh, Tripura, and Nagaland.


"The term of office of 13 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from six states is due to expire on their retirement in April 2022," the Election Commission said in a statement.


The retiring members are Ranee Narah and Ripun Bora from Assam, Anand Sharma from Himachal Pradesh, AK Antony, MV Shreyams Kumar and Somaprasad K from Kerala, KG Kenye from Nagaland, Jharna Das (Baidya) from Tripura, Sukhdev Singh, Partap Singh Bajwa, Shwait Malik, Naresh Gujral and Shamsher Singh Dullo from Punjab.