1999 Indian Rajya Sabha elections

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Rajya Sabha elections were held on various dates in 1999, to elect members of the Rajya Sabha, Indian Parliament's upper chamber. 1 member grom Goa, 3 members from Gujarat and 6 members from West Bengal[1] were elected.[2]


Elections were held to elect members from various states.

Members elected

The following members are elected in the elections held in 1999. They are members for the term 1999-2005 and retire in year 2005, except in case of the resignation or death before the term. The list is incomplete.

State - Member - Party

Rajya Sabha members for term 1999-2005
State Member Name Party Remark
Goa[1] Faleiro Eduardo Martinho INC R
Gujarat[1] Ahmed Patel INC
Gujarat Lalitbhai Mehta BJP
Gujarat Savitaben V Sharda BJP
West Bengal[1] Abani Roy RSP
West Bengal Chandrakala Pandey CPM
West Bengal Chittabrata_Majumdar CPM
West Bengal Jibon Bihari Roy CPM
West Bengal Sarla Maheshwari INC
West Bengal Shankar Roy Chowdhury IND.


The following bye elections were held in the year 1999.

State - Member - Party

  • Bye-elections were held on 30.08.1999 for vacancy from Assam due to death of seating member Parag Chaliha on 22.6.1999 with term ending on 14th June, 2001 [3] Joyasree Goswami Mahanta of AGP became the member on 24/08/1999.


  1. ^ a b c d "Biennial Elections to the Counc il of States from Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal and Bye Election to Karnat aka Legislative Council (by MLAs)" (PDF). ECI, New Delhi. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Alphabetical List Of Former Members Of Rajya Sabha Since 1952". Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Bye-election to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) from the State of Assam" (PDF). ECI, New Delhi. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
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