Lok Sabha Election Results in 10 Rajya Sabha Vacancies

Guwahati, 12th June: The recent general election has resulted in the creation of 10 vacancies in the Rajya Sabha, following the election of its members to the Lok Sabha. The Rajya Sabha secretariat has issued a notification to this effect, detailing the vacancies which include two seats each from Assam, Bihar, and Maharashtra, and one seat each from Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Tripura.

The official notification from the Rajya Sabha secretariat states: “In pursuance of the provision of sub-section (2) of Section 69 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, read with Section 67A and sub-section (4) of Section 68 of that Act, the following have ceased to be Members of Rajya Sabha from the date of their being chosen as members of the 18th Lok Sabha, i.e., the 4th of June, 2024.”

The members who have vacated their Rajya Sabha seats are:

  • Assam: Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Bihar: Misha Bharti, Vivek Thakur
  • Haryana: Deepender Singh Hooda
  • Madhya Pradesh: Jyotiraditya M. Scindia
  • Maharashtra: Udayanraje Bhonsle, Piyush Goyal
  • Rajasthan: K. C. Venugopal
  • Tripura: Biplab Kumar Deb

Following this notification, the Election Commission will announce the dates for elections to fill these newly vacated seats in the Rajya Sabha.

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