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  • 9:30 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: Counting of votes have now begun in Gujarat. The EC has dismissed objections raised by the Congress against two BJP candidates on grounds that it didn’t have merit.

  • 8:28 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: Results delayed in Gujarat as the Congress demanded the EC to invalidate two BJP votes.

  • 7:38 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) President Shibu Soren and BJP state President Deepak Prakash won one seat each from Jharkhand after Rajya Sabha polls were held today.

  • 7:00 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: In Madhya Pradesh, BJP wins two seats after losing two votes, while the Congress bags one. BJP’s Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sumer Singh Solanki and Congress’ Digvijaya were the high-profile winners in MP.

  • 6:59 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: Congress wins two seats in Rajasthan RS polls, BJP bags one. Rajendra Gehlot of the BJP won the Rajya Sabha seat.

  • 6:58 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: YSRCP wins all four Rajya Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh.

  • 6:49 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: National People’s Party candidate WR Kharlukhi wins Rajya Sabha seat from Meghalaya.

  • 6:46 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: The BJP wins lone Rajya Sabha seat from Manipur. The three allied MLAs who resigned did not cast their votes.

  • 6:45 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: Rajasthan’s ruling Congress party expressed confidence in winning the Rajya Sabha seat. “Both of our party candidates are going to win and I want to wish them in advance for their victory,” Deputy CM Sachin Pilot said, adding that efforts were made to “create confusion”.

  • 5:05 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: The first preference voting for four Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat ended on Friday afternoon.

Rajya Sabha Election 2020 LIVE: All eyes will be on the BJP and the Congress as elections for 19 Rajya Sabha seats spread across eight states will be held on Friday. The elections are expected to be a close affair in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, with the BJP in power in the first two states and the Congress in Rajasthan. Also Read - Rajya Sabha Election 2020: All Eyes Glued For High-stake Battle as 18 Upper House Seats go to Poll Today

Notably, these elections were earlier scheduled to take place on March 26 but were deferred due to the coronavirus pandemic. Then, in June, the Election Commission announced that the elections will be held on June 19. Also Read - Rajya Sabha Election 2020: Mizoram's Lone Seat Poised For Triangular Fight on June 19

Of the 19 seats where polling will be held, four each are from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, two from Jharkhand, and one each from Manipur, Mizoram and Meghalaya. Also Read - Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: After Congress, BJP Shifts Its MLAs to Jaipur Hotel