New Delhi: The bypoll to the Rajya Sabha seat vacated by M Venkaiah Naidu on becoming the vice-president will be held on 16 November, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
Naidu was a member of the Upper House from Rajasthan. He had resigned as Rajya Sabha member on 10 August while his term was to end on 4 July, 2022.
A statement issued by the commission said the notification for the bypoll will be issued on 30 October and 6 November will be the last date of filing nominations.
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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2017 21:08:26 IST