Nomination papers of 3 BJD candidates found valid

BHUBANESWAR :The nomination papers of the entire 3 ruling BJD candidates have been on Tuesday discovered legitimate while that of the lone Independent candidate used to be rejected during scrutiny for the coming Rajya Sabha elections from Odisha, Returning Officer Rajesh Prabhakar Patil mentioned.

The 3 Biju Janata Dal candidates - Prashant Nanda, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Achyuta Samanta - had filed their nomination on March nine.

The nomination papers filed via unbiased candidate Subash Mohapatra used to be rejected as he may just not arrange the required number of proposers, the returning officer mentioned.

The BJD candidates are positive to get elected to the Upper House of the Parliament because it has 118 MLAs out of the entire 147 Assembly seats in the state.

The opposition Congress and BJP that have 15 MLAs and 10 MLAs respectively, have not fielded any candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections.

Polling will probably be held between nine am and 4 pm on March 23, while votes will probably be counted at five pm the same day.
Nomination papers of 3 BJD candidates found valid Nomination papers of 3 BJD candidates found valid Reviewed by kailash soni on March 14, 2018 Rating: 5
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