Manmohan Singh elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

first_imgJaipur: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday. Since the Bharatiya Janata Party did not put up any candidate due to lack of numbers in the assembly, Manmohan Singh was declared elected after the scheduled time to withdraw nominations ended on Monday. Chief whip Mahesh Joshi accepted the certificate of election on behalf of the former Prime Minister. The seat had fallen vacant due to the death of sitting member, BJP state chief Madan Lal Saini. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Assembly Speaker C P Joshi congratulated Manmohan Singh, “I congratulate former PM Dr #ManmohanSingh ji on being elected unopposed as a member of #RajyaSabha from #Rajasthan.last_img