2022 Rajya Sabha elections
India
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74 seats in the Rajya Sabha[a]
Party Leader Seats +/–
BJP Piyush Goyal 27 0
INC Mallikarjun Kharge 10 −4
AAP Sanjay Singh 7 +7
BJD Sasmit Patra 4 0
YSRCP V. Vijayasai Reddy 4 +3
BRS K. Keshava Rao 3 0
DMK Tiruchi Siva 3 0
AIADMK M. Thambidurai 2 −1
JD(U) Ram Nath Thakur 2 −1
RJD Prem Chand Gupta 2 +1
CPI(M) Elamaram Kareem 1 −1
CPI Binoy Viswam 1 +1
NCP Sharad Pawar 1 0
JMM Shibu Soren 1 +1
RLD - 1 +1
SP Ram Gopal Yadav 1 −2
SS(UBT) Sanjay Raut 1 0
UPPL - 1 +1
Independent - 2 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

Rajya Sabha elections were held throughout 2022, to elect the retiring members of the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Parliament's upper house.[1][2][3]

Elections to the 4 vacant seats from Jammu and Kashmir were not held in February as the union territory is under President's rule and the assembly has been dissolved.[4]

List of elections by states

State Members retiring Date of retirement
Assam 2 2 April 2022
Himachal Pradesh 1
Kerala 3
Nagaland 1
Tripura 1
Punjab 5 9 April 2022
Andhra Pradesh 4 21 June 2022
Telangana 2
Chhattisgarh 2 29 June 2022
Madhya Pradesh 3
Tamil Nadu 6
Karnataka 4 30 June 2022
Odisha 3 1 July 2022
Maharashtra 6 4 July 2022
Punjab 2 4 July 2022
Rajasthan 4
Uttar Pradesh 11
Uttarakhand 1
Bihar 5 7 July 2022
Jharkhand 2
Haryana 2 1 August 2022
Total 70
State Vacant seats Date of vacancy
Telangana 1 4 December 2021
Bihar 1 26 December 2021
Odisha 1 27 April 2022
Tripura 1 26 June 2022

Results

Members retiring and elected

Note:

Assam

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Ripun Bora INC 02-Apr-2022 Rwngwra Narzary UPPL [5]
2 Ranee Narah INC 02-Apr-2022 Pabitra Margherita BJP

Himachal Pradesh

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Anand Sharma INC 02-Apr-2022 Sikander Kumar BJP [6]

Kerala

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 A. K. Antony INC 02-Apr-2022 Jebi Mather INC [7]
2 K. Somaprasad CPI(M) 02-Apr-2022 A. A. Rahim CPI(M)
3 M. V. Shreyams Kumar LJD 02-Apr-2022 P. Santhosh Kumar CPI

Nagaland

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 K. G. Kenye NPF 02-Apr-2022 Phangnon Konyak BJP [8]

Tripura

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Jharna Das CPI(M) 02-Apr-2022 Manik Saha BJP [9]

Punjab

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa SAD 9 April 2022 Harbhajan Singh AAP [10]
2 Naresh Gujral Raghav Chadha
3 Pratap Singh Bajwa INC Sandeep Pathak
4 Shamsher Singh Dullo Ashok Mittal
5 Shwait Malik BJP Sanjeev Arora
6 Balwinder Singh Bhunder SAD 4 July 2022 Balbir Singh Seechewal
7 Ambika Soni INC Vikramjit Singh Sahney

Andhra Pradesh

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party
1 V. Vijayasai Reddy YSRCP 21 June 2022 V. Vijayasai Reddy YSRCP [11]
2 Suresh Prabhu BJP 21 June 2022 R. Krishnaiah
3 Y. S. Chowdary 21 June 2022 S. Niranjan Reddy
4 T. G. Venkatesh 21 June 2022 Beeda Masthan Rao

Telangana

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 V. Lakshmikantha Rao TRS 21 June 2022 B. Parthasaradhi Reddy TRS [12]
2 D. Srinivas 21 June 2022 D. Damodar Rao

Chhattisgarh

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Ramvichar Netam BJP 29-Jun-2022 Rajeev Shukla INC [13]
2 Chhaya Verma INC 29-Jun-2022 Ranjeet Ranjan

Madhya Pradesh

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 M. J. Akbar BJP 29-Jun-2022 Kavita Patidar BJP [14]
2 Sampatiya Uikey 29-Jun-2022 Sumitra Valmiki
3 Vivek Tankha INC 29-Jun-2022 Vivek Tankha INC

Tamil Nadu

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 R. S. Bharathi DMK 29-Jun-2022 R. Girirajan DMK [15]
2 T. K. S. Elangovan 29-Jun-2022 S. Kalyanasundaram
3 K. R. N. Rajeshkumar 29-Jun-2022 K. R. N. Rajeshkumar
4 A. Navaneethakrishnan AIADMK 29-Jun-2022 P. Chidambaram INC
5 S. R. Balasubramoniyan 29-Jun-2022 C. V. Shanmugam AIADMK
6 A. Vijayakumar 29-Jun-2022 R. Dharmar

Karnataka

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Nirmala Sitharaman BJP 30-Jun-2022 Nirmala Sitharaman BJP [16]
2 K. C. Ramamurthy 30-Jun-2022 Jaggesh
3 Oscar Fernandes INC 30-Jun-2022 Lehar Singh Siroya
4 Jairam Ramesh 30-Jun-2022 Jairam Ramesh INC

Odisha

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Sasmit Patra BJD 1 July 2022 Sasmit Patra BJD [17]
2 Prasanna Acharya Manas Ranjan Mangaraj
3 N. Bhaskar Rao Sulata Deo

Maharashtra

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Piyush Goyal BJP 04-Jul-2022 Piyush Goyal BJP [18]
2 Vinay Sahasrabuddhe 04-Jul-2022 Anil Sukhdevrao Bonde
3 Vikas Mahatme 04-Jul-2022 Dhananjay Mahadik
4 Praful Patel NCP 04-Jul-2022 Praful Patel NCP
5 P. Chidambaram INC 04-Jul-2022 Imran Pratapgarhi INC
6 Sanjay Raut SHS 04-Jul-2022 Sanjay Raut SHS

Rajasthan

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Om Prakash Mathur BJP 04-Jul-2022 Randeep Surjewala INC [19]
2 Ram Kumar Verma 04-Jul-2022 Mukul Wasnik
3 Harshvardhan Singh Dungarpur 04-Jul-2022 Pramod Tiwari
4 Alphons Kannanthanam 04-Jul-2022 Ghanshyam Tiwari BJP

Uttar Pradesh

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Surendra Singh Nagar BJP 04-Jul-2022 Surendra Singh Nagar BJP [20]
2 Shiv Pratap Shukla 04-Jul-2022 Laxmikant Bajpai
3 Sanjay Seth 04-Jul-2022 Radha Mohan Das Agarwal
4 Jai Prakash Nishad 04-Jul-2022 Baburam Nishad
5 Syed Zafar Islam 04-Jul-2022 Sangeeta Yadav
6 Rewati Raman Singh SP 04-Jul-2022 Darshana Singh
7 Sukhram Singh Yadav 04-Jul-2022 Mithlesh Kumar
8 Vishambhar Prasad Nishad 04-Jul-2022 K. Laxman
9 Satish Chandra Mishra BSP 04-Jul-2022 Jayant Chaudhary RLD
10 Ashok Siddharth 04-Jul-2022 Javed Ali Khan SP
11 Kapil Sibal INC 04-Jul-2022 Kapil Sibal IND

Uttarakhand

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Pradeep Tamta INC 04-Jul-2022 Kalpana Saini BJP [21]

Bihar

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Gopal Narayan Singh BJP 07-Jul-2022 Shambhu Sharan Patel BJP [22]
2 Satish Chandra Dubey 07-Jul-2022 Satish Chandra Dubey
3 Ramchandra Prasad Singh JD(U) 07-Jul-2022 Khiru Mahto JD(U)
4 Sharad Yadav 07-Jul-2022 Faiyaz Ahmad RJD
5 Misa Bharti RJD 07-Jul-2022 Misa Bharti

Jharkhand

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi BJP 07-Jul-2022 Aditya Sahu BJP [23]
2 Mahesh Poddar BJP 07-Jul-2022 Mahua Maji JMM

Haryana

No Previous MP Party Term end Elected MP Party Ref.
1 Dushyant Kumar Gautam BJP 01-Aug-2022 Krishan Lal Panwar BJP [24]
2 Subhash Chandra IND 01-Aug-2022 Kartikeya Sharma IND

By-elections

Aside from automatic elections, unforeseen vacancies caused by members' resignation, death or disqualification, are unless a few months before the expected natural expiry of the term of tenure, filled via by-elections, which for the Rajya Sabha often take some months to organise.

Bihar

No Former MP Party Date of vacancy Elected MP Party Date of appointment Date of retirement Ref.
1 Mahendra Prasad JD(U) 26 December 2021 Anil Hegde JD(U) 30 May 2022 2 April 2024 [25]

Telangana

No Former MP Party Date of vacancy Elected MP Party Date of appointment Date of retirement Ref.
1 Banda Prakash TRS 4 December 2021 Vaddiraju Ravichandra TRS 30 May 2022 2 April 2024 [26]

Odisha

No Former MP Party Date of vacancy Elected MP Party Date of appointment Date of retirement Ref.
1 Subhash Chandra Singh BJD 27 April 2022 Niranjan Bishi BJD 13 June 2022 2 April 2026 [27]

Tripura

No Former MP Party Date of vacancy Elected MP Party Date of appointment Date of retirement Ref.
1 Manik Saha BJP 26 June 2022 Biplab Deb BJP 22 September 2022 2 April 2028 [28]

Nominations

Nominated members

No Previous MP Party Term end Nominated MP Party Date of appointment Ref.
1 Narendra Jadhav Nominated 24-Apr-2022 Ilaiyaraaja Nominated 06-Jul-2022 [29]
2 Mary Kom Nominated 24-Apr-2022 P. T. Usha Nominated 06-Jul-2022
3 Roopa Ganguly Nominated (BJP) 24-Apr-2022 V. Vijayendra Prasad Nominated 06-Jul-2022
4 Swapan Dasgupta Nominated (BJP) 24-Apr-2022 Veerendra Heggade Nominated 06-Jul-2022
5 Suresh Gopi Nominated (BJP) 24-Apr-2022 Ghulam Ali Khatana Nominated (BJP) 10-Sep-2022 [30]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Including 4 casual vacancies

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