Polling for 16 Rajya Sabha seats from four states to be held today

New Delhi: Polling for 16 seats of the Rajya Sabha will be held in four states today. The results will be declared by the day itself. The elections will be held for six seats in Maharashtra, four each in Rajasthan and Karnataka along with two seats in Haryana.

Earlier, 41 candidates were elected unopposed from different states. The newly elected candidates included 11 from Uttar Pradesh, six from Tamil Nadu, five from Bihar, four from Andhra Pradesh, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, two each from Chattisgarh, Punjab, Telangana and Jharkhand along with one from Uttarkhand.

Out of these 41 seats, BJP bagged 14 seats- eight from Uttar Pradesh, two each from Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and one from Jharkhand, one from Uttarakhand.