Rajya Sabha Elections 2022: Voting for Rajya Sabha elections tomorrow, political struggle for 16 seats at its peak
The entire election process will be videographed. Voting will be held on Friday for 16 seats in four states - Haryana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Amid allegations of horse-trading in the Rajya Sabha elections, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Thursday said special observers have been appointed to oversee the election process.
Voting will be held on Friday for 16 seats in four states - Haryana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka. There is a fierce political struggle going on between the ruling parties and the opposition to win the elections in these states. The fight in Maharashtra has become interesting. Here NCP leaders - Anil Deshmukh and Nawab Malik - were denied bail by a special court for one day for voting.
Here NCP leaders - Anil Deshmukh and Nawab Malik - were denied bail by a special court for one day for voting. Now both the leaders have reached the High Court. There is also a close competition in Haryana and Rajasthan. In Karnataka, Congress and JDS are embroiled in a mutual tussle. Candidates have been elected unopposed for 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 11 states.
The contest in Maharashtra has become interesting. Former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and Minority Welfare Minister Nawab Malik have reached the High Court after the PMLA court rejected their application for voting. Both the leaders, currently in judicial custody, want that they be allowed to vote in the Rajya Sabha elections to be held on Friday. Elections will be held for two seats in Haryana. In order to save their respective MLAs from horse-trading, the ruling BJP and JJP and the opposition Congress have sent MLAs to the resort.