Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 12:
The by-elections to Rajya Sabha for the two vacant seats from Odisha will be held on July 3, the Election Commission of India announced today.
While the date of election has been fixed for July 3, proper notification will be issued on June 16 and the last date for filing of nominations is June 23.
The two seats fell vacant as two BJD members of the Upper House Sashibhushan Behera and Rabinarayan Mohapatra resigned after they got elected to the Odisha Assembly in the recent general elections.