Manmohan Singh's Rajya Sabha term expires on June 14

New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires on June 14 with the Election Commission today announcing the election for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam will be held on May 30.

The election will be held to fill up the vacancies due to the expiry of the term of Dr. Singh and AGP MP Kumar Deepak Das on June 14.

The Prime Minister is a Rajya Sabha MP from Assam.

According to the schedule, notification for the election would be issued on May 13 and the last date of filing nominations would be May 20, an official release said here.

Nomination papers would be scrutinised on May 21. The last date of withdrawal of candidature is May 23.

"Polling, if necessary, would be held on May 30 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Votes would be counted on May 30 at 5:00 pm and elections should be completed before June 3, 2013," it said. (ANI)