Bypoll for K'taka RS seat vacated due to Gasti's demise to be held on Dec 1: EC

New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) Bypoll to the Rajya Sabha seat from Karnataka vacated following the death of Ashok Gasti due to COVID-19 will be held on December 1, the Election Commission announced on Monday.

Gasti (BJP) had died on September 17. His term as a Rajya Sabha member was otherwise to end in June, 2026.

The notification for the bypolls will be issued on November 11, the EC said in a statement.

As is the usual practice, the counting of votes will take place a hour after voting is completed. PTI NAB RDM RDM