Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll: papers accepted

first_imgOverruling written objections seeking cancellation of nomination papers, election authorities on Tuesday accepted nominations of BJP and Congress nominees for four Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat. The nomination of an independent candidate was rejected as it did not have the support of required number of legislators as per the rule.“We have accepted nomination papers of all candidates except one after scrutiny,” a top official involved in the scrutiny process told The Hindu. For four seats, the BJP has three candidates, the Congress has two while one independent candidate backed by the Congress is in the fray.last_img

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