Bypoll For Seat Vacated After Karnataka Leader's Death To Be Held On December 1

The notification for the bypolls will be issued on November 11, the Election Commission said in a statement.

Bypoll For Seat Vacated After Karnataka Leader's Death To Be Held On December 1

Ashok Gasti had died on September 17. His term as a Rajya Sabha member to end in 2026.

New Delhi:

Bypoll to the Rajya Sabha seat from Karnataka vacated following the death of Ashok Gasti due to COVID-19 will be held on December 1, the Election Commission announced on Monday.

Mr Gasti (BJP) had died on September 17. His term as a Rajya Sabha member was otherwise to end in June, 2026.

The notification for the bypolls will be issued on November 11, the Election Commission said in a statement.

As is the usual practice, the counting of votes will take place a hour after voting is completed.

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