25 February 2020
Bhubaneswar: The biennial election for four Rajya Sabha seats of Odisha will be held on March 26, said a press note from Election Commission of India.
The election is for four members of Rajya Sabha whose term is all set to end on April 2. The MPs from Odisha are Anubhav Mohanty, Narendra Kumar Swain, Sarojini Hembram and Ranjib Biswal.
Apart from these four mentioned members, 51 seats in Rajya Sabha from 16 other states are also set to go for elections.
The elections will be held as per the following schedule:
Issue of Notification: March 2, 2020
Last Date of Making Nominations: March 13, 2020
Scrutiny of Nominations: March 16, 2020
Last Date of Withdrawal of Nominations: March 18, 2020
Date of Poll: March 26, 2020
Hours of Poll: 9 am - 4 pm
Counting of Votes: March 26, 2020, at 5 pm