Former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh gets elected unopposed as a member of Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. Earlier on Tuesday last week, he had filed his nomination papers on Tuesday for the by-poll elections for Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.
Greetings from his party members are coming in to congratulate him on his achievement. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted a congratulatory message for Manmohan Singh.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tweets, "I congratulate former PM Dr Manmohan Singh ji on being elected unopposed as a member of Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan." (file pics) pic.twitter.com/bdit7nsIjf
— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2019
Former Prime Minister had earlier represented Assam in the Rajya Sabha for 28 years. Rajasthan’s seat fell vacant owing to the death of state BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) president Madan Lal Saini.
Manmohan Singh’s tenure ended in the Rajya Sabha on June 14 this year. Rajasthan assembly has 200 seats. 2 seats have fallen vacant.