- Narendra Singh Tomar and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat became in-charge for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections
- Party again made in-charge of Rajasthan and Haryana
- Union Minister G Kishan Reddy got the charge of Karnataka
Rajya Sabha elections: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday appointed Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat as in-charge of Rajasthan and Haryana respectively for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. In both the states, the contest has become closer and interesting with the BJP-backed independent candidates entering the fray. According to an official statement issued by the party’s R, Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has been made in-charge for the Rajya Sabha elections in Maharashtra.
In this state too, a close contest can be seen in the Rajya Sabha elections. Union Minister G Kishan Reddy has been appointed in-charge for the Rajya Sabha elections in Karnataka. Elections are to be held on June 10 to fill 57 Rajya Sabha seats from 15 states of the country. 11 seats are falling vacant from Uttar Pradesh, six each from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, five from Bihar and four each from Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka.
Results will be declared on June 10
Apart from these, three seats each from Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, two each from Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Jharkhand and Haryana and one seat from Uttarakhand are falling vacant. Scrutiny of nomination papers is on June 1, while the last date for withdrawal of nominations is June 3. The results will be declared on June 10.
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