Rajya Sabha Elections 2018: BJP Nominates 18 Candidates, Congress To Field 10
Mar 12, 2018, 06:02
The BJP central leadership have decided to make one of its candidates form Kerala reach the Rajya Sabha as the Chengannur bypolls are around the corner.
State BJP media co-in-charge Shadab Shams confirmed that the party has announced Baluni's candidature.
Meanwhile, Trinamool Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee extended her party's support to Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in the state and announced the names of four Trinamool candidates - Subhasish Chakraborty, Abir Biswas, Santunu Sen, and Nadimul Haque for the Rajya Sabha polls. Five Rajya Sabha members from Madhya Pradesh are completing their terms in April 2018.
Ashok Bajpai, Vijay Pal Singh Tomar, Sakaldeep Rajbhar, Kanta Kardam and Harnath Singh Yadav, besides Jain and Rao, are its candidates from Uttar Pradesh, the statement said.
Madan Lal Saini and Kirori Lal Meena have been fielded from Rajasthan while Narayan Rane and V. Muraleedharan (Kerala) will contest from Maharashtra.
BJP has just announced one candidate as Union minister Arun Jaitely so far and was yet to announce at least seven other candidates.
Ajay Pratap Singh and Kailash Soni will contest from Madhya Pradesh.
The Congress on Saturday chose to support Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Bhimrao Ambedkar for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for March 23. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha in June 2009 and was against re-elected in 2010.
Chandrasekhar, who was earlier classified as an independent Rajya Sabha member, has been critical of the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in Karnataka in the run up to the assembly elections, scheduled to be held later this year.
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