The Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) introduced its listing of sixteen candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections that are scheduled to happen on June 10. Polling might be held for 57 seats unfold throughout 15 states. These elections might be essential as they happen forward of Presidential elections due in July.
Among the many outstanding names, the listing consists of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman from Karnataka and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal from Maharashtra who’re up for re-election as their phrases are set to finish.
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s time period can also be set to finish however he has not been named within the listing by the get together.
The utmost variety of seats, 11, lies in Uttar Pradesh the place the BJP has fielded Laxmikant Vajpayee from Uttar Pradesh, Radha Mohan Agarwal from Uttar Pradesh, Surendra Nagar, Baburam Nishad, Darshana Singh, Sangeeta Yadav from Uttar Pradesh up to now.
In Maharashtra the place 6 seats are up for election, apart from Piyush Goyal, the BJP has named Anil Bonde from Maharashtra in its listing.
Tamil Nadu additionally has six seats which can be attributable to go to the polls. The BJP has named no candidate so removed from the state.
Elections will even be held on 5 seats from Bihar, 4 every from Karnataka, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh, three every from Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, two every from Punjab, Jharkhand, Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Telangana and one seat from Uttarakhand.
BJP’s listing consists of Ghanshyam Tiwari from Rajasthan, Kalpana Saini from Uttarakhand, Satish Chandra Dubey from Bihar, Shambhu Sharan Patel from Bihar, Krishan Lal Panwar from Haryana, Kavita Patidar from Madhya Pradesh, Jaggesh from Karnataka.
Of the 57 seats which can be going to the polls, the BJP has 23 seats whereas eight are held by the Congress.