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Seven states begin voting for 27 Rajya Sabha seats, counting at 5 pm

Out of 57 vacant RS seats, voting will take place for 27 seats today as 30 candidates were declared elected unopposed.

Published: 11th June 2016 09:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th June 2016 06:27 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: Polling is being held today in the crucial election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats in seven states, with a keen contest on cards in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Haryana.

While 30 of the total 57 seats in the current round of biennial elections to the Upper House have already been decided without a contest, the fate of candidates for the remaining 27 seats will be decided by this evening when the results will be announced. 

Polling began at Assembly premises in the state capitals at 9 AM and will continue till 4 PM.


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