New Delhi, February 23: The Election Commission will hold elections to 58 seats of Rajya Sabha from 16 states on March 23. The polls will be held to fill the seats of members retiring in April-May 2018.

The last date of filing nominations is March 12.

Bye-election for the Chengannur assembly seat in Alappuzha district, Kerala will also be held. The seat fell vacant following the demise of CPI(M) member KK Ramachandran Nair on January 14.

Term of senior leaders Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Jagat Prakash Nadda, Prakash Javadekar, Renuka Chowdhury, Rajeev Shukla will expire by May.

The term of 16 Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and 11 from Congress will expire in the next three moths.

Members’ whose term of office is expected to finish in April-May 2018:

  1. Joy Abraham, KC(M)
  2. Naresh Agarwal, SP
  3. Munquad Ali, BSP
  4. Jaya Bachchan, SP
  5. Dr Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu, Congress
  6. Shadi Lal Batra, Congress
  7. Narendra Budania, Congress
  8. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Indpendent
  9. Satyavrat Chaturvedi, Congress
  10. Vandana Chavan, NCP
  11. Dr K Chiranjeevi, Congress
  12. Renuka Chowdhury, Congress
  13. AU Singh Deo, BJD
  14. Anil Desai, Shiv Sena
  15. La Ganesan, BJP
  16. Thaawar Chand Gehlot, BJP
  17. Kunal Kumar Ghosh, AITC
  18. Devender Goud, TDP
  19. Vivek Gupta, AITC
  20. Md. Nadimul Haque, AITC
  21. Meghraj Jain, BJP
  22. Arun Jaitley, BJP
  23. Dr. Bhushan Lal Jangde, BJP
  24. Prakash Javadekar, BJP
  25. Vinay Katiyar, BJP
  26. K Rahman Khan
  27. Hishey Lachungpa, SDF
  28. Mahendra Singh Mahra, Congress
  29. Mansukh L Mandaviya, BJP
  30. Jagat Prakash Nadda, BJP
  31. CP Narayanan, CPI(M)
  32. Kiranmay Nanda, SP
  33. Basawaraj Patil, BJP
  34. Rajani Patil, Congress
  35. Dharmendra Pradhan, BJP
  36. Dr Mahendra Prasad, JD(U)
  37. Ravi Shankar Prasad
  38. Ramakrishna Rangasayee, BJP
  39. Ananda Kumar Rapolu, Congress
  40. Parshottam Rupala, BJP
  41. Anil Kumar Sahani, JD(U)
  42. Munvvar Chaudhary Saleem, SP
  43. Ajay Sancheti, BJP
  44. Tapan Kumar Sen, CPI(M)
  45. Rajeev Shukla, Congress
  46. Bashistha Narain Singh, JD(U)
  47. Sanjiv Kumar, JMM
  48. AV Swamy, Independent
  49. Dilip Kumar Tirkey, BJD
  50. Alok Tiwari, SP
  51. Pramod Tiwari, Congress
  52. DP Tripathi, NCP
  53. Shankarbhai N. Vegad, BJP
  54. Bhupender Yadav, BJP
  55. Darshan Singh Yadav, SP

Term of three nominated members will also expire by May:

  1. Anu Aga
  2. Rekha
  3. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar