Voting started at 9 am and can proceed until 4 pm. (Consultant)

New Delhi:

Haryana Congress MLAs left for Chandigarh from Delhi the place voting for the Rajya Sabha elections might be held on Friday. They reached Delhi from Raipur in Chhattisgarh yesterday, the place they have been staying at a resort to flee poaching.

Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda, who’s touring with the MLAs, mentioned celebration candidate Ajay Maken will win the Rajya Sabha elections.

“We’re assured that our candidate Ajay Maken will win with extra votes than our energy,” Hooda mentioned.

In the meantime, Indian Nationwide Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Abhay Singh Chautala mentioned he would vote for unbiased candidate Kartikeya Sharma.

“My vote isn’t going to BJP or JJP however to (former Congress chief Vinod Sharma’s son) Kartikeya Sharma due to our household ties. He’s an unbiased candidate, if he was a candidate of any celebration I’d not help him, ” They mentioned.

The necessity for elections in Haryana arises as a result of three candidates have filed nominations for 2 Rajya Sabha seats. The Congress celebration has fielded senior chief Ajay Maken whereas the BJP has fielded former minister Krishan Lal Panwar. Unbiased candidate Kartikeya Sharma can be within the fray.

Each the BJP-JJP alliance and Congress MLAs have been shifted to the resort to cut back the possibilities of poaching. Whereas the BJP-JJP alliance has saved its MLAs at a resort in Chandigarh, Congress leaders have been taken to a resort in Delhi.

Amid speculations of horse-trading and fears of cross-voting, voting might be held at this time to elect members of the Higher Home of Parliament for 16 Rajya Sabha seats unfold throughout 4 states. Voting started at 9 am and can proceed until 4 pm.

Notably, all 41 candidates from Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Telangana have been not too long ago elected unopposed after biennial elections to 57 Rajya Sabha seats have been introduced. .

Nonetheless, polling might be held at this time for 16 seats in states like Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Haryana and Karnataka because the variety of candidates is greater than the seats.

Some outstanding leaders, whose destiny might be determined at 5 pm when the counting of votes will happen, embody Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman, Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Randeep Surjewala and Mukul Wasnik.

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