The Minister had earlier represented Assam in the Upper House for 28 years. Rajasthan’s seat fell vacant owing to the death of state BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) president Madan Lal Saini. Congress is now ruling in Rajasthan.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Party members of Congress also took on social media sharing the update of Manmohan’s nominations.
Former PM Manmohan Singh filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan today ..
Wishing him the best for his new tenure .. his views and economic suggestions have always helped nation grow.@ashokgehlot51 @SachinPilot #ManmohanSingh pic.twitter.com/X48HsckNSS
— Bhushan Patil (@bhushankpatil12) August 13, 2019
Manmohan Singh’s tenure ended in the Rajya Sabha on June 14 this year. Rajasthan assembly has 200 seats. 2 seats have fallen vacant.