RS polls: Jaitley to contest from UP; Pradhan moves to Madhya Pradesh

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While the Congress continued to press for prime minister's reply on the Rs 12,700-crore bank fraud allegedly involving diamantaire Nirav Modi, members from AIADMK and AAP were in the Well, holding photos of Periyar and raising slogans condemning the vandalism in Vellore.

Karnataka's Congress chief minister Siddaramaiah has stuck to his tried-and-trusted formula of AHINDA (minorities, backward castes and Dalits) in the selection of party candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls on March 23.

The party on Wednesday announced the names of seven Union ministers and one general secretary for the upcoming RS polls in various states.

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Health Minister J.P. Nadda has been renominated from Himachal Pradesh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from Bihar.

Jaitley is now a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat and Pradhan is a member from Bihar. The other candidate from Madhya Pradesh is social justice minister Thawar Chand Gehlot.

Jaitley could have been re-elected easily from Gujarat where the party is in a position to win two of four seats, but he was shifted to accommodate two ministers from the state - Parshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandaviya. Both of their current Rajya Sabha membership is also from Gujarat.

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The state Congress general secretary, Nishit Vyas, said, "The party can definitely take away two Rajya Sabha seats from the BJP due to the number of our MLAs". The movement of Pradhan from Bihar to MP indicated that the Congress, whose MP from Madhya Pradesh Satyavrat Chaturvedi is retiring, will struggle to retain this seat from a State where the BJP has a majority in the Assembly.

Siddaramaiah was here in the national capital to discuss with Rahul Gandhi about the Rajya Sabha polls. Out of these seats, four are in Gujarat which are presently held by the BJP. Congress state chief, Bharat Sinh Solanki could file nomination for the second seat.

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