Bye Election to the Council of States from Telangana

Election Commission of India

There is a casual vacancy in the Council of States from Telangana as per following details: –

State Name of Members Reason Date of vacancy Term Up to
Telangana Dr. Banda Prakash Resignation 04.12.2021 02.04.2024


2.               The Commission has decided to hold bye-election to the Council of States from Telangana to fill up the abovementioned vacancy in accordance with the following schedule:-

S. No Events Dates
Issue of Notification 12th May, 2022 (Thursday)
Last date of making nominations 19th May, 2022 (Thursday)
Scrutiny of nominations 20th May, 2022 (Friday)
Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 23rd May, 2022 (Monday)
Date of Poll 30th May, 2022 (Monday)
Hours of Poll 09:00 am- 04:00 pm
Counting of Votes 30th May, 2022 (Monday) at 05:00 pm
Date before which election shall be completed 01st June, 2022 (Wednesday)




3.         Broad Guidelines of Covid-19 issued by ECI as contained in para 06 of Press Note, dated 02.05.2022, available at link to be followed, wherever applicable, during entire election process by all persons.

4.         The Chief Secretary, Telangana is being directed to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding COVID-19 containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the said bye election.



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