Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

BJP fields Narayan Rane, GVL, Anil Baluni to contest for RS polls

BJP fields Narayan Rane, GVL, Anil Baluni to contest for RS polls

Besides Chaturvedi, senior leaders such as Suresh Pachauri, former Mahila Congress chief Shobha Oza and State Congress president Arun Yadav were in contention for the seat in MP.

Sharing images of his nomination filing, Jaitley tweeted: " Filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections in Lucknow, March 12, 2018".

Uttar Pradesh will have 10 vacancies.

"Congress has fielded two candidates for Gujarat and are supporting an independent candidate who is wishing to fight against the BJP".

The SP has named Jaya Bachchan as its candidate for the polls. "And once Congress's candidate fails to secure the quota, counting goes for second preference and we can put all our 122 second preference votes in favour of Rahatkar", said a senior BJP leader.

Independent MLAs like Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiyya, Vinod Saroj, Aman Mani Tripathi and Vijay Mishra sided with the BJP in the presidential election.

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The Congress fielded two candidates - tribal leader Naran Rathwa and State unit spokesperson Amee Yajnik. Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Mansukh L Mandaviya and Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshottam Rupala will contest election from Gujarat.

According to reports, Congress' decision to field its third candidate came as a blow to JDS that had hoped Congress would support its candidate, keeping the larger picture of the post poll scenario after the assembly elections in mind.

"There is infighting in the Congress and they are confused about their candidates". TMC chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced her party's support to Congress Rajya Sabha nominee Abhishek Manu Singhvi.

G.C. Chandrashekar is presently the General Secretary of the KPCC.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee Prasad was accompanied by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi, state BJP President Nityanand Rai and a host of other state ministers and NDA leaders.

In the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly, the BJP's strength is 165, the Congress has 57 legislators, the BSP has four, while there are three Independents and one nominated member, an Assembly official said.

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