New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): The results of Rajya Sabha elections held across six states including Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana was declared on Friday.
In Uttar Pradesh, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) secured victory on nine seats, Samajwadi Party managed to bag one seat.
BJP candidates, who have been elected to the Upper House in the state include Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, GVL Narasimha Rao, Harnath Yadav, Ashok Bajpai, Vijay Pal Singh Tomar, Kanta Kardam, Sakaldeep Rajbhar and Anil Aggarwal.
Samajwadi Party candidate Jaya Bachchan managed to bag one seat and elected to the Upper House from the state.
In Karnataka, BJP candidate Rajeev Chandershekhar was declared elected to the Upper House while in Telangana three leaders of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) including B Prakash, J Santosh Kumar and AB Lingaiah Yadav were elected.
Earlier on March 15, 33 candidates from 10 states were unanimously elected. Seven Union Ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar, were among them. (ANI)