Elections to 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh and one in Uttarakhand, will be held on November 9, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday. Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25. Actor-politician Raj Babbar's term as Rajya Sabha member from Uttarakhand also ends on November 25.
As per practice, counting of votes will take place on November 9 after polling. The notification for the elections will be issued on October 20, the Election Commission said.