The elections for 16 vacant seats were held yesterday – 6 in Maharashtra, 4 each in Karnataka and Rajasthan, and 2 seats in Haryana. In nail-biting competitions, the BJP won a seat in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Haryana above its strength in the assemblies of these states, but faced a setback in Rajasthan. With Friday victories Member of Party Representatives in Rajya Sabha It will rise to 95. Its power can rise again when the president nominates new members.
◾ the Congress fails to secure Rajya Sabha anchor for Ajay McCain’s candidate In Haryana, the state as well as the Central Party leadership was left in a red face. McCain lost at the hands of the media baron and independent candidate backed by the BJP and BJP, Kartikeya Sharmain an all-night cliffhanger on account of two Congressional MLAs, Kuldeep Bishnoi and Kiran Choudhry. While Bishnoi did not vote for the party’s candidate, Chaudhry sank McCain by “casting her wrong ballot,” according to party sources. In the evening, Congress President Sonia Gandhi expelled Bishnoi from all party positions.
◾ After the Rajya Sabha elections, all eyes are on Presidential election scheduled for July 18. Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee called a meeting of opposition leaders June 15 to discuss strategies taking into account the elections. According to Trinamool Congress sources, Banerjee sent a message to the main opposition parties, including the left parties, and all ministers from outside the BJP.
◾ A day after protests erupted in various parts of the country over derogatory references to the Prophet by former BJP spokespersons, Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, Mamata Banerjee He said that some political parties wanted to organize riots and questioned why people were suffering because of the BJP’s “sins”. Her comments came after Howrah also witnessed clashes and the police imposed Section 144 of the People’s Protection Committee in several areas of the province. while, Two people died of their bullet wounds in Ranchi, Jharkhand stateThe police fired in the air to disperse the stone-throwing crowd. The protests also turned violent in UP’s Prayagraj, with Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath Warning of strict action against those trying to spoil the atmosphere.
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◾ Karnataka’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won three of the four Rajya Sabha seats at stake in the elections on Friday after Congress and its former ally Janata Dal (Secular) were unable to reach an understanding, resulting in a mutual vote by two dinars(s) legislators. While SR Srinivas voted for Lahar Singh Siroya, ensuring his victory as BJP’s third candidate, K Srinivasa Gowda reportedly voted for second congressional candidate Mansur Ali Khan, son of former Congressman K Rahman Sabha. Read the Johnson TA . report On my two JD(S) MLAs who didn’t follow their party’s strategy.
◾ Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), former Bihar Chief Minister Gitan Ram Manji, appears to have been sidelined by her major partners, the BJP and JD (U), in the ruling National Democratic Alliance in Bihar. After the three Vikassheel Insaan Party MLAs defected to the BJP in March, HAM(S) also lost its bargaining power within the NDA. The HAM(S) accounts for four MLAs, including Manji, in the 243-member State Council. In the 2020 General Assembly elections, the NDA left seven seats for the party to contest. In upcoming MLC polls, BJP and JD(U) fielded two candidates each, leaving nothing for HAM(S).
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