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RS elections on March 28 to elect six members from Mah

Written by: Staff

Mumbai, Mar 4 (UNI) The biennial Rajya Sabha elections, to fill up the vacancy of six members from Maharashtra who retire on April 2, will be held on March 28.

All the six members will be elected by the 288 members of the State Legislative Assembly.

The six members who are retiring are Balvant Apte (BJP), Yusuf Sarwar Khan alias Dilip Kumar (Congress), R S Gavai (RPI), Vasant Chavan (NCP), Praful Patel (NCP) and Ram Jethmalani (Ind) The notification for the election will be issued on March 10 while the nominations could be filed upto March 17. Scrutiny of nominations will be on March 18 and last date for the withdrawal is March 20. Voting will be taken up on March 28 and officially, the election process will be completed on March 31.

Maharashtra legislature secretary A N Kalse will be the returning officer for the elections, the release added.


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