Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Mar 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Thawar Chand Gehlot, Ajay Pratap Singh and Kailash Soni on Monday filed nominations for Rajya Sabha elections in Bhopal.
Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders Manoj Jha and Ashfaque Karim have also filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha in Patna.
The elections will be held on March 23 and the deadline for submission of nominations ends today.
There will be 59 vacancies in the Rajya Sabha in April, including 17 from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and 12 from the Congress party. Three nominated members - actor Rekha, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and social worker Anu Aga - will also retire then. (ANI)