The Representation of the People Act,1951
Section 155. Commencement or the term of office or members of the Council of States
(1) The term of the a member of the Council of States whose name is required to be notified iii the Official Gazette under section 71 shall begin on the date of such notification.
(2) The term of office of a member of the Council of States whose finite is not required to be notified under section 71 shall begin on the date of publication of the Official Gazette of the declaration containing the name of such Person is elected under section 67 or of the notification issued tender sub-Clause (i) of clause (1) of article 80 or under any other provision announcing the nomination of such person to the Council of ” States, is the case may be.