Elections to 57 Rajya Sabha seats on June 10. Check list of retiring members | Latest News India - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Elections to 57 Rajya Sabha seats on June 10. Check list of retiring members

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
May 12, 2022 04:52 PM IST

Some of the prominent names set to retire are Union ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman, as well as senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibbal and P Chidambaram.

The Election Commission on Thursday announced June 10 as date of polling for 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 15 states - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand and Haryana. The term of office for these MPs expires between June 21 and August 1.

The EC statement said the date of issue of notification for the elections will be May 24 and the last date to file nominations will be May 31.(ANI file photo)
The EC statement said the date of issue of notification for the elections will be May 24 and the last date to file nominations will be May 31.(ANI file photo)

Some of the prominent names set to retire are Union ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman, as well as senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibbal and P Chidambaram.

HT launches Crick-it, a one stop destination to catch Cricket, anytime, anywhere. Explore now!

Naqvi, the minister for minority affairs, is an MP from Jharkhand, while commerce minister Goyal and former home minister Chidambaram represent Maharashtra.

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman represents Karnataka.

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut is also on the list, as is the Congress' Jairam Ramesh. Raut also represents Maharashtra and Ramesh was nominated from Karnataka.

Name of retiring membersPartyStateTerm ends on
Suresh Prabhu BJP Andhra Pradesh June 21
 T.G. Venkatesh BJP Andhra Pradesh June 21
 Yalamanchili Satyanarayana Chowdary  BJP Andhra Pradesh June 21
 Venumbaka Vijaya Sai Reddy YSRCP Andhra Pradesh June 21
 Lakshmikanta Rao Voditela TRS Telangana June 21
 Srinivas Dharmapuri Congress Telangana June 21
 Chhaya Verma Congress Chhattisgarh June 29
 Ramvichar Netam BJP Chhattisgarh June 29
 Vivek Tankha Congress Madhya Pradesh June 29
M J Akbar  BJP Madhya Pradesh June 29
 Sampatiya Uikey BJP Madhya Pradesh June 29
 T.K.S. Elangovan DMK Tamil Nadu June 29
 A. Navaneethakrishnan  AIADMK Tamil Nadu June 29
 R.S. Bharathi DMK Tamil Nadu June 29
 S.R. Balasubramoniyan AIADMK Tamil Nadu June 29
 A. Vijayakumar AIADMK Tamil Nadu June 29
 K.R.N. Rajeshkumar DMK Tamil Nadu June 29
 K.C. Ramamurthy  BJP Karnataka June 30
 Jairam Ramesh Congress Karnataka June 30
 Oscar Fernandes (Vacant w.e.f 13.09.2021) Congress Karnataka June 30
 Nirmala Sitharaman BJP Karnataka June 30
 Nekkanti Bhaskar Rao BJD Odisha July 1
 Prasanna Acharya BJD Odisha July 1
 Sasmit Patra BJD Odisha July 1
 Piyush Goyal  BJP Maharashtra July 4
 P. Chidambaram Congress Maharashtra July 4
 Praful Patel  NCP Maharashtra July 4
 Vikas Mahatme BJP Maharashtra July 4
 Sanjay Raut Shiv Sena Maharashtra July 4
 Vinay Sahasrabuddhe BJP Maharashtra July 4
 Ambika Soni  Congress Punjab July 4
 Balwinder Singh SAD Punjab July 4
 Om Prakash Mathur BJP Rajasthan July 4
 Alphons Kannanthanam BJP Rajasthan July 4
 Ram Kumar Verma BJP Rajasthan July 4
 Harshvardhan Singh Dungarpur BJP Rajasthan July 4
 Revati Raman Singh  SP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Sukhram Singh SP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Syed Zafar Islam BJP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Vishambhar Prasad Nishad SP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Kapil Sibbal Congress Uttar Pradesh July 4
Ashok Siddharth BSP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Jai Prakash BJP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Shiv Pratap BJP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Satish Chandra Misra BSP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Sanjay Seth SP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Surendra Singh Nagar   BJP Uttar Pradesh July 4
 Pradeep Tamta Congress Uttarakhand July 4
 Gopal Narayan Singh BJP Bihar July 7
 Satish Chandra Dubey BJP Bihar July 7
 Misa Bharti RJD Bihar  July 7
 Ramchandra Prasad Singh JD(U) Bihar July 7
 Sharad Yadav (Vacant w.e.f 04.12.2017) RJD Bihar July 7
 Mahesh Poddar BJP Jharkhand July 7
 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi BJP Jharkhand July 7
 Dushyant Gautam BJP Haryana August 1
 Subash Chandra Independent Haryana August 1

Overall, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have the most number of vacant seats - 11, 6 and 6, respectively. Bihar has 5, with 4 open seats in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan.

There will be 3 vacant seats in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, 2 in Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Haryana and Jharkhand, and one in Uttarakhand.

The EC statement said the date of issue of notification for the elections will be May 24 and the last date to file nominations will be May 31. Scrutiny of nominations will be on June 1 and the last date of withdrawal of candidatures will be June 3. Hours of polling on June 10 will be from 9 am till 4 pm and the counting of votes will be from 5 pm.

"Adequate measures for close monitoring of the election process by appointing observers shall be taken to ensure free and fair elections," the EC said, adding that all Covid-19 norms would be followed during the entire polling process.

Discover the complete story of India's general elections on our exclusive Elections Product! Access all the content absolutely free on the HT App. Download now!

Get Current Updates on India News, Ram Navami Live Updates , Lok Sabha Election 2024 live, Elections 2024, Election 2024 Date along with Latest News and Top Headlines from India and around the world.
SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On