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BJP releases list of candidates for Rajya Sabha elections

The BJP on Sunday announced its candidates from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Rajya Sabha elections will be held on February 27. Former Congress leader RPN Singh, who quit Congress in 2022, has bagged a nomination from Uttar Pradesh.

BJP releases list of candidates for Rajya Sabha elections (ANI)

Sushil Kumar Modi’s name does not appear in the list, but he posted in “I will always be grateful to the party and work as before,” Sushil Kumar Modi said, congratulating Bhim Singh and Dharmsheela Gupta on the nomination from Bihar.

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Here is the full list

Bihar: Dr. Dharmsheela Gupta, Dr. Bhim Singh

Chattisgarh: Raja Devendra Pratap Singh

Haryana: Subhash Barala

Karnataka: Narayana Krishanasa Bhandage

Uttar Pradesh: Sudhanshu Trivedi, RPN Singh, Chaudhary Tejveer Singh, Sadhna Singh, Amarpal Maurya, Sangita Balwant, Navin Jain

Uttarakhand: Mahendra Bhatt

West Bengal: Samik Bhattacharya

None of the Union ministers, whose terms are coming to an end, were named in the list indicating that they could be candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. However, the party is yet to name many candidates.

Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who represents Karnataka in Rajya Sabha, and BJP chief spokesperson and media chief Anil Baluni, the outgoing MP from Uttarakhand, have not been nominated.

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday announced the names of journalist Sagarika Ghose, party leader Sushmita Dev and two others for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in the state.

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