Thursday, 01 March 2018 | PNS | Dehradun-
The election commission of India would issue the notification for elections for Rajya Sabha (RS) seats on March 5 and elections if required would be held on March 23. The secretary and State Chief Electoral Officer Saujanya said that the RS term of Mahendra Singh Mahra is ending on April 2, 2018 and the as per the schedule released by the election commission the notification would be issued on Monday, March 5. The last date for filing of nominations would be March 12. The scrutiny of the nomination papers would be done on March 13 while the last date for withdrawing is on March 15. The day of voting if required is kept on March 23. The voting would take place from 9 am to 4 pm and votes would be counted on the same evening.