Himachal Congress: Sukhu-Pratibha Will Go To Delhi Next Week For Rajya Sabha Candidate Selection

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Bharatiya Janata Party’s national president JP Nadda is going to complete his tenure as Rajya Sabha MP on April 2. The Chief Electoral Officer is going to issue the notification of the election process to elect the new Rajya Sabha MP on February 8.

Pratibha Singh and Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu. - Photo: Diary Times

Pratibha Singh and Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu. - Photo: Diary Times

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Honorable Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu and Himachal Pradesh Congress President Pratibha Singh are going to visit the capital of India New Delhi next week for the selection of Rajya Sabha candidates.

The last date for filing nominations for the elections has been kept by the Chief Electoral Officer on 15th February. In such a situation, Honorable Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shri Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu and Himachal Pradesh Congress President Pratibha are going to leave for Delhi to discuss with the Congress High Command about the Rajya Sabha candidate from a seat in Himachal Pradesh.

Congress party sources told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that an important meeting regarding the selection of Rajya Sabha candidate is likely to be held in New Delhi on February 5.

Bharatiya Janata Party’s national president JP Nadda is going to complete his tenure as Rajya Sabha MP on April 2. The Chief Electoral Officer is going to issue the notification of the election process to elect the new Rajya Sabha MP on February 8. The last date for filing nominations has been kept on 15th February. The nomination papers are going to be scrutinized on February 16.

The process of withdrawing names can be done till 20th February.

Voting is scheduled to be held on February 27 from 9 am to 4 pm. Counting of votes is going to happen at 5 pm.

At present, Congress has a majority government in Himachal Pradesh. In such a situation, it is almost certain that a Congress leader will be elected as a Rajya Sabha MP. There is talk of sending former Congress national president Sonia Gandhi or national general secretary Priyanka Gandhi to the Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh.

Priyanka Gandhi was completely active in Himachal Pradesh during the assembly elections.

In such a situation, speculations are being made that if Priyanka Gandhi does not contest the Lok Sabha elections, she can enter the Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh.

If Priyanka contests Lok Sabha elections, Sonia Gandhi can be sent to Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh. Apart from these, the name of former Union Minister Anand Sharma is also being discussed for going to Rajya Sabha. On the other hand, Honorable Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shri Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu and Himachal Pradesh Congress President Pratibha Singh have already told that the name of the leader going to Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh is going to be decided by the Congress Party High Command.

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Kumud Sharma

Kumud Sharma is the First Well-Known Female Journalist of the Journalism World of Himachal Pradesh. I am the Founder, Editor in Chief, Managing Director, Promoter of Diary Times. As a Female Journalist, With My Experience of More Than Nine Years, I Tell You Every News of Himachal Pradesh From The Ground Level With Absolutely Accurate and Correct Information, Be it the Politics of Himachal Pradesh or the Ground Reality, My Perspective On Every News Will Give You Assurance. I Assure You That Every News of Mine Will Comply With the Expertise and Fact Checking Policy.

 

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