He’s all set to be elected unopposed as a result of the opposition Congress get together is probably going to not area a candidate.
Sonowal who was former Assam chief minister was inducted within the Union Council of ministers in July this 12 months.
The October 4 election is to fill the Rajya Sabha seat that fell vacant after Biswajit Daimary resigned to develop into the meeting speaker.
Sonowal mentioned, ” I thank Prime minister Narendra Modi and get together president J P Nadda in addition to Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for nominating me and carrying ahead the method. ”
The BJP-led NDA secured 75 seats within the 126-member meeting, 11 seats lower than in 2016.
The BJP received 60 seats which has similarities to the quantity it received 5 years in the past. The Asom Gana Parishad received 9 seats towards 14 seats final time, whereas the brand new alliance companion, United Folks’s Celebration Liberal, acquired six seats.
Congress on this 12 months’s meeting polls received 29 seats, All India United Democratic Entrance (AIUDF) received 14 seats. Two sitting Congress MLAs have resigned from the meeting. Bodoland Folks’s Entrance (BPF) received 4 seats and CPI(M) wrested one.
Sonowal tweeted, “submitted my nomination for the Rajya Sabha polls, at Assam Legislative Meeting.”
Sarma in tweet acknowledged, “we have immensely gained from imaginative and prescient & management of Union Min Sri @sarbanandsonwal. I accompanied him for submitting of his nomination for Rajya Sabha seat. He’s a unanimous candidate of BJP, AGP and UPPL and lots of esteemed leaders joined Sonowal Dangoriya as we speak.”
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