New Delhi October 13th
Election Commission of India has announced the dates for elections to 11 Rajya Sabha seats including 10 from Uttar Pradesh and 1 from Uttarakhand. The voting for the 11 seats of the upper house will take place on November 9. Notably, The term of office of 11 incumbents members of the Rajya Sabha elected from UP and Uttarakhand is due to expire on November 25th.
Broad Guidelines have to be followed during entire election process, the election commission said. Masks, thermal scanning, and use of sanitisers will be ensured to curb the spread of coronavirus. Social distancing shall be maintained as per the extant COVID-19 guidelines of the State Govt. The Commission has also appointed the Chief Electoral Officers concerned as Observer of the election in the respective States.