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By-elections for two Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh to be held on September 23

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ANI New Delhi, India Aug 29, 2019, 01.10 PM (IST)

The by-elections for two Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh will be held on September 23, Election Commission of India (ECI) stated on Thursday.

Polling will be held from 9am to 4pm on September 23, while counting of votes will take place on the same day.

The by-elections were necessitated after the resignations of Surendra Singh Nagar and Sanjay Seth from the Rajya Sabha and the Samajwadi Party. 

Both the leaders joined BJP earlier this month.