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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