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Maharashtra: BJP Recalls Sanjay Upadhyay From The Rajya Sabha Bypolls

Maharashtra BJP Chief Chandrakant Patil conferred with members from the party and undertook a joint decision during the party’s meeting of the core committee.

Maharashtra: BJP Recalls Sanjay Upadhyay From The Rajya Sabha Bypolls
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On Monday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retreated Sanjay Upadhyay, its candidate, from the Rajya Sabha by-poll in Maharashtra. According to reports, this has set the stage for the uncontested triumph of Rajani Patil, the Congress candidate.

Maharashtra BJP Chief Chandrakant Patil conferred with members from the party and undertook a joint decision on the said topic during the party’s meeting of the core committee. The by-poll was slated to be held since the sitting Congress MP, Rajiv Satav passed away in May, highlighted accounts.

Maharashtra Congress President, Nana Patole and Balasaheb Thorat, Revenue Minister, last week met with Devendra Fadnavis, the Opposition leader at his home in Mumbai seeking that the BJP candidate is withdrawn. The BJP had courted Sanjay Upadhyay, the Mumbai General Secretary, in the competition, was Rajani Patil, former MP, who is fighting the battle for the Congress that has displayed her as the candidate from the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), elucidated narratives.

In the state Legislative Assembly, 288 members comprise the electoral college for the Rajya Sabha polls. Numerically, Congress has 44 members, NCP has 54 members, Shiv Sena has 56 which together comprise, 154 members. The BJP has 105 members. The leftover 29 members are from other independent and smaller parties. Out of these, the MVA alleges that they have the support of 15 members whilst BJP has 14 members.   

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