July 4, 2022

Subhash Chandra obtained 30 votes – 27 from the BJP and three from the RLP. He was wanting 11 votes.


A number of hours proper earlier than the Rajasthan Rajya Sabha election closing outcomes, media baron Subhash Chandra skilled declared that “Rajasthan politics is the least tough”. Mr Chandra, an neutral candidate backed by the BJP, lacking the election.

The Zee chairman, whose present Rajya Sabha phrase ends on August 1, made an eleventh hour entry into the competition for 4 seats in Rajasthan.

His rival, Congress chief Pramod Tiwari, gained the seat. Mukul Wasnik and Randeep Surjewala gained two much more seats for the Congress. The BJP gained only one seat.

Shortly quickly after voting closed, Mr Chandra thanked his supporters, such because the BJP, and defined he hoped to get “unbelievable data”.

“I’m retaining hope. Irrespective of whether or not I earn or not, I’ll proceed to be in peace. Rajasthan politics is the best, I’ve noticed Maharashtra and Haryana intently – it’s actually quite a bit simpler beneath,” Mr Chandra had advised reporters.

For the BJP, cross-voting was a allow-down in its bid for the fourth seat. The bash has suspended its MLA Shobha Rani Kushwaha for cross-voting. Her vote slip skilled been caught by the BJP ballot agent however the get collectively failed to forestall her from casting her vote.

A applicant important 41 votes to achieve a seat.

Mr Chandra purchased 30 votes – 27 from the BJP and three from the RLP. He was fast of 11 votes.

The BJP skilled 71 votes in Rajasthan. Apparently, its official applicant Ghanshyam Tiwari obtained two extra votes, reflecting the occasion’s nervousness about cross-voting. So, Mr Chandra’s share dipped.

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“Once I can hope cross-voting from others, I’d not be shocked if BJP does cross-voting,” defined Mr Chandra, who skilled demanded that Ms Kushwaha’s vote be cancelled.

“I thank anybody who has specified votes or who desired to and couldn’t vote for me. I’m going to do the carry out from Rajasthan whether or not or not I get the votes or not. I’m grateful for all of the love I’ve been given in 10 days,” Mr Chandra knowledgeable reporters.