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Organisation : Election Commission of India ECI
Announcement : Biennial Election to Uttar Pradesh & Bihar (Results Declared)
Applicable State : Uttar Pradesh & Bihar
Result Declared Date : 26th April, 2018
Election Date : 26th April, 2018
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ECI Biennial Election to Uttar Pradesh & Bihar

The Election Commission of India has decided to hold Biennial Elections to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Legislative Councils.

Related : CEO Karnataka Legislative Assembly General Election May 12th 2018 :

Election Schedule

Sl. No. Event : Days and Date
 1 Issue of Notifications : 9th April, 2018 (Monday)
 2 Last date of making nominations : 16th April, 2018 (Monday)
 3 Scrutiny of nominations : 17th April, 2018 (Tuesday)
 4 Last date for withdrawal of candidatures : 19th April, 2018 (Thursday)
 5 Date of poll : 26th April, 2018 (Thursday)
 6 Hours of poll : 9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M
 7 Counting of Votes : 26th April, 2018 (Thursday) at 5.00 P.M.
 8 Date before which election shall be completed : 2nd May, 2018 (Wednesday)

The term of office of 13 members of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and 11 members of Bihar Legislative Council elected by the Members of Legislative Assembly is due to expire on 5th May, 2018 and 6th May, 2018

Notification :

Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council

Sl.No. Name of Retiring Members Date of Retirement
1. Akhilesh Yadav 05.05.2018


2. Ambika Chaudhery
3. Umar Ali Khan
4. Mohsin Raza
5. Naresh Chandra Uttam
6. Madhu Gupta
7. Dr. Mahendra Kumar Singh
8. Ch. Mushtaq
9. Rajendra Chaudhari
10. Ram Sakal Gurjar
11. Dr. Vijay Yadav
12. Dr. Vijay Pratap
13. Sunil Kumar

Bihar Legislative Council

Sl.No. Name of Retiring Members Date of Retirement
 1 Upendra Prasad 06.05.2018


 2 Vacant due to disqualification  of Narendra Singh from 06.01.2016 whose term was up to 06.05.2018.
 3 Nitish Kumar
 4 Chandeshwar Prasad
 5 Mangal Pandey
 6 Rabri Devi
 7 Raj Kishor Singh Kushawaha
 8 Lal Babu Prasad
 9 Satyendra Narain Singh
 10 Sanjay Singh
 11 Sushil Kumar Modi

Election Result

Step 1 : To check the result visit the ECI website through the URL

Step 2 : Then click the Result link and Select Bye Election 2018.

Step 3 : After that you can find the state to view your results


1. Who can present the nomination paper of a candidate?
A nomination paper shall be presented to the returning officer or the authorised assistant returning officer either by the candidate himself in person or by any of his proposers [s 33(1) read with Section 39(2), 1951 Act]. It cannot be presented by any other person, even if authorised in writing by the candidate or the proposer.

2. Whether nomination paper can be sent by post or through any other means of communication, like fax or e-mail?
No. Nomination cannot be sent by post or through any other means of communication, like fax or e-mail [see Hari Vishnu Kamath Vs Gopal Swarup Pathak 48 ELR 1]

3. How many affidavits, a candidate has to file with his nomination papers?
Two affidavits one in Form 26 and additional affidavit as per the form prescribed by the Commission vide its Order No. 509/11/2004-JS.I dated 03.02.2016, regarding dues against Government accommodation.

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