Rajya Sabha Elections 2018: BJP Nominates 18 Candidates, Congress To Field 10

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane Accepts BJP's Offer Of Rajya Sabha Seat

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BJP has also chose to field Rajeev Chandrasekhar as party nominee from Karnataka while U Sameer will be saffron party candidate from Jharkhand. But getting their support would need deft political management from the Congress leadership.

Elections will be held on March 23 for various seats of the Rajya Sabha, including five from Madhya Pradesh.

The previous Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat was the first in two decades that witnessed voting.

In Haryana, Lt Gen (retd) D P Vats filed his papers as a BJP candidate and looks set to win hands down.

In Bihar, there are six vacancies.

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The BJP can not win the fourth seat even with the excess Sena votes, but there are smaller parties and Independents to tap.

Likewise, BJP fielded Narayan Rane and Kerala's BJP state president V Murlidhar as its candidate for Rajya Sabha polls.

Monday was the last day for filing nominations, which can be withdrawn by March 15.

"The BJP, which has 122 MLAs, is barely in a position to get three candidates elected but the fourth has been brought in with a sinister design", a Congress source said. The TRS has the strength in the Legislature to ensure victory for all of its three candidates.

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. "This would help us win the third seat as well", said deputy chief minister Nitin Patel.

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Former Mahila Morcha leader Saroj Pande is the BJP nominee from Chhattisgarh.

From Rajasthan, BJP has nominated Kirodi Lal Meena, who joined the party again on Sunday after leaving it a decade ago.

Union HRD minister Prakash Javdekar too has filed an application from BJP, RS MP Vandana Chavan from NCP and Anil Desai from Shiv Sena. BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao and industrialist Rajeev Chandrashekhar got nominations from Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka.

In terms of caste equation, the party has made a decision to field Naseer Hussain, a minority community leader from Ballari, L. Hanumanthaiah, a dalit from Bengaluru Rural and G.C. Chandrashekar a Vokkaliga from Hassan.

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