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Notification Issued For Rajya Sabha Bye-Elections In Odisha, Know The Important Dates


18 June 2019

OMMCOM NEWS


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Bhubaneswar: The notification for bye-elections to vacant Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha was issued by Election Commission of India on Tuesday. As per the notification:

Nomination papers may be delivered by a candidate or any of his proposers to Bishnu Prasad Mishra, OAS (SS) Secretary, Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission, Bhubaneswar and Returning Officer or to Shisir Kant Swain, Joint Secretary, Odisha Legislative Assembly Secretariat and Assistant Returning Officer, in the Conference Hall of Assembly Building between 11 A.M. and 3 p.m. before June 25.

Nomination papers will be taken up far scrutiny on the 26th June, 2019 (Wednesday) at the Conference Hall (Ground floor) of the Assembly Building. Last date of withdrawal of nomination is on June 28.

In the event of the election being contested, the poll will be taken on the 5th July, 2019 (Friday) between the hours of 9 A.M. and 4 P.M. in the Committee Room No.54 of the Odisha Legislative Assembly Secretariat Buildings, Bhubaneswar. Counting of votes will be done from 5 pm onwards.

From Odisha, Achyutananda Samanta was elected to Lok Sabha on May 24, 2019 while his term of office in the upper house was to end on April 3, 2024.

Seat of Pratap Keshari Deb became vacant on June 9, 2019 after he was elected to Odisha Assembly, while his term of office in the upper house was to end on July 1, 2022.

Soumya Ranjan Patnaik had tendered his resignation from the upper house on June 6, 2019 while his term was to end on April 3, 2024.

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Surendra Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha

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Bishnu Prasad Mishra, Returning Officer