Odisha BJD candidates Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Prashanta Nanda, Achyuta Samanta elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

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Bhubaneswar: BJD candidates Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Prashanta Nanda, Achyuta Samanta get elected to Rajya Sabha uncontested. This was informed by the Returning Officer Rajesh Prabhakar Patil. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Prasanta Nanda received their certificates from the returning officer at the Odisha Legislative Assembly.

Three BJD leaders had filed their nominations on March 9 for elections to the three seats to the Upper House of Parliament and their respective nomination papers were found to be valid during the scrutiny held on March 13.Three seats in Rajya Sabha from the state will fall vacant as the tenure of BJD Members AU Singhdeo and Dilip Tirkey as well as BJD-backed Independent candidate AV Swami is scheduled to end on April 2.

 

 

 

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