Today, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar is set to file his nomination for the Rajya Sabha seat from Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The Election Commission has announced the schedule for the Rajya Sabha election, which will be held on July 24, for 10 seats across Goa, Gujarat, and West Bengal. These seats are scheduled to be vacated as 10 members from the aforementioned states are set to retire in the months of July and August.
Among the retiring members are Derek O’Brien from West Bengal and Dr. S Jaishankar from Gujarat. The Election Commission has set the deadline for filing nominations for the vacant Rajya Sabha seats as July 13. The counting of votes will take place on July 24.
The nomination filing by Dr. S Jaishankar marks a significant step in the political landscape, as he seeks re-election to the Rajya Sabha from Gandhinagar. The outcome of the election will determine the representation of these states in the upper house of the Parliament of India. The process of nomination and subsequent voting will be closely monitored as it holds importance for both the candidates and the electorate.
As the election date approaches, political parties and candidates will intensify their campaigns and outreach efforts to secure the required support and garner the necessary votes. The outcome of the election will not only shape the composition of the Rajya Sabha but also influence the dynamics of the legislative process in the country.