close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Parrikar, nine others set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and SP General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav are all set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha as only 10 candidates are left in the fray for as many seats after scrutiny on Tuesday.



Lucknow: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and SP General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav are all set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha as only 10 candidates are left in the fray for as many seats after scrutiny on Tuesday.

"A total of 11 nominations were filed, but after scrutiny, the nomination of Qamar Ahmad was rejected as his papers were not in format and proposers did not include MLAs," Returning Officer for Rajya Sabha election and Principal Secretary Vidhan Sabha Pradeep Dubey said.

Other candidates set to be elected unopposed are Tazeen Fatima -- wife of cabinet minister Azam Khan, Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandrashekhar, Ravi Prakash Verma, Javed Ali Khan and Chandrapal Singh Yadav (all SP), PL Punia (Congress), Raja Ram and Veer Singh (both BSP).

The result would be declared on November 13.

Rajya Sabha members whose term is expiring are Akhilesh Das, Avtar Singh Karimpuri, Brijlal Khabari, Brijesh Pathak, Raja Ram, Veer Singh (all BSP), Amar Singh and Ram Gopal Yadav (both SP), Kusum Rai (BJP) and Mohammad Adeeb (Congress).

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video

DNA EXCLUSIVES

Mahamana Express: 10 things you need to know about Varanasi-Vadodara train

What is a stimulus package and how will it help to save Indian economy from slowdown: 5 points to know

India requires out-of-the box thinking on tax reforms

First Right to Privacy case filed in Delhi High court

5 times Rajkummar Rao made a common man look larger than life on screen