The term of office of Rajya Sabha members, including Ambika Soni and Balwinder Singh elected from Punjab, is due to expire upon their retirement on July 4, 2022.
Punjab Chief Electoral Officer Dr S Karuna Raju on Monday said that according to the schedule, the issue of the notification for Rajya Sabha polls is May 24, 2022. The last date for filing nominations is May 31, while scrutiny of nominations would be done on June 1. The last date of withdrawal of candidature has been fixed on June 3.
Dr Raju said the date for polling has been fixed on June 10, from 9am to 4pm, whereas the counting will also be held on the same day at 5pm. The election shall be completed before June 13, he added.