Elections are to be held on 11 November in the Rajya Sabha on 9 November. It has 10 seats from Uttar Pradesh and one seat from Uttarakhand. The tenure of the members occupying these seats ends on 25 November. The Election Commission has issued a statement in this regard on Tuesday
The Election Commission said in a statement, "Ensure use of masks, thermal scanning and sanitizer to prevent coronavirus infection. More than 70 lakh people have been infected in the country so far by the Corona epidemic. The government mandated social The rules of social distancing will also be strictly followed. "
The official statement said that "Chief Electoral Officers have been appointed as observers in two states". The Chief Secretaries of the two states have been directed to deploy a senior officer to ensure instructions regarding COVID-19 containment measures while arranging for the election. "
According to the language news, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 Rajya Sabha members of Uttar Pradesh who are retiring on November 25. Actor-leader Raj Babbar's term as a Rajya Sabha member from Uttarakhand will end on 25 November.
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The Election Commission said that the notification for the election will be issued on October 20. The counting of votes will be done on the evening of November 9 after the vote.