Bye Election to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh

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There is a casual vacancy in the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh as per following details: –

Name of Members


Date of vacancy

Term Up to

Shri Hardwar Dubey





2. The Commission has decided to hold a bye-election to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh to fill up the abovementioned vacancy in accordance with the following schedule:

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Issue of Notifications

29th August, 2023 (Tuesday)


Last date of making nominations

05th September, 2023 (Tuesday)


Scrutiny of nominations

06th September, 2023 (Wednesday)


Last date for withdrawal of candidatures

08th September, 2023 (Friday)


Date of Poll

15th September, 2023 (Friday)


Hours of Poll

09:00 am- 04:00 pm


Counting of Votes

15th September, 2023 (Friday) at 05:00 pm


Date before which election shall be completed

19th September, 2023 (Tuesday)


3. Broad Guidelines of Covid-19 issued by ECI as contained in para 6 of Press Note, dated 08th August, 2023, available at link   to be followed, wherever applicable, during entire election process by all persons.

4.The Chief Secretary, Uttar Pradesh is being directed to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding COVID-19 containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the said bye election.



Source PIB