Tamilnadu: Bye election for one Rajya Sabha seat to be held on 13th Sept
In Tamilnadu, bye election for a Rajya Sabha seat will be held on 13th September.
According to the notification of the election Commission, the seat fell vacant with the death of A.Mohammedjan.
The filing of nominations will begin on the 24th of this month and the last date for filing of nominations is 31st August.
The last date for withdrawal of candidatures is 3rd September.
The statement from the election Commission directed the Chief Secretary to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding Covid 19 containment measure are complied with during the bye election.
Out of the 16 vacancies, one is to be filled.
Presently there are 7 DMK MPs , MDMK in alliance with DMK has one MP, AIADMK has five, TMC and PMK in alliance with the AIADMK has one.
There are 15 seats in Rajya sabha for the State.
Two other vacancies are there since K.P. Munusamy and Vaithilingam had resigned from being a member of the Rajya Sabha as they are Members of the Legislative Assembly.