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New Delhi : There is a casual vacancy in the Bihar Legislative Council to be filled up by the members of Legislative Assembly. The Election Commission of India (ECI)  has decided to hold a bye-election to the Bihar Legislative Council by the members of the Legislative Assembly on October 4, 2021, to fill this vacancy.

The vacancy was caused due to death of a sitting Member  Tanveer Akhtar on May 9, 2021, according to a PIB release. The ECI has directed the Chief Secretary, Bihar, to depute a senior officer from the State to ensure that the extant instructions regarding Covid-19 containment measures are complied with while making arrangements for conducting the election.

S.No. Name of Member Nature of election Date & Cause of vacancy Term upto
1. Sh. Tanveer Akhtar By MLAs Death on 09.05.2021 21.07.2022