Election Commission has announced that elections for 24 Rajya Sabha seats spread across 10 states will be held on June 19. Polling for 18 of these 24 seats was deferred due to the coronavirus pandemic. Of these 18 seats, four each are from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, two from Jharkhand, and one each from Manipur and Meghalaya.
The EC also announced that Rajya Sabha polls for a total of six seats in Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, and Mizoram will also be held on June 19 along with the elections that were deferred from March. The notification for the polls on six seats will be issued today. (AIR NEWS)