Lucknow. After the demise of Amar Singh, a Rajya Sabha member from Samajwadi Party, his seat has now been declared vacant by the Election Commission. The bypoll will be held on September 11 on the vacant seat after Amar Singh’s death. The Election Commission has announced this.
The Samajwadi Party made Amar Singh a member of the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. After Amar Singh, the party suspended him due to deteriorating relations with the Samajwadi Party. Even after this, his membership was not cancelled. He was a Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh under the Samajwadi Party quota. In the past, senior Samajwadi Party leader Beni Prasad Verma also passed away. On his vacant seat, BJP’s Jayaprakash Nishad has been elected unopposed Rajya Sabha member.
Notification will be issued on August 25 on the vacant seat after the death of Amar Singh. The last date for nomination in this by-election is September 1. The nomination papers will be examined by September 2. The withdrawal date will be September 4, while voting will take place on September 11. Polling will be held from 9 am to 4 pm. Its counting will be done from five o’clock in the evening. The election process will be completed on 14 September. The term of the member elected on this seat declared vacant from August 1 will be till September 4, 2022.