Chandigarh: Indian National Lok Dal today
announced the name of Ranbir Singh Gangwa, a backward class
leader, as the party`s nominee for the upcoming Rajya Sabha
elections from Haryana.
The name of 45-year-old Gangwa, who is INLD`s Hisar
district unit chief and had unsuccessfully contested the 2009
state assembly, was cleared at a meeting of the party`s
legislature group chaired by its chief and former Haryana
chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala at his residence here.
The INLD`s legislature party meet held on June 16 in
Delhi had unanimously authorised Chautala to choose the name
of the candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections.
Addressing a news conference here this evening, Chautala
said that Gangwa would be filing his nomination here tomorrow.
He said the party had earlier given representation to
different sections in the Upper House before choosing a
backward class leader this time.