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Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha

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Published : Nov 10, 2017, 6:31 am IST
Updated : Nov 10, 2017, 6:31 am IST

Union minister of state for tourism and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Alphons Kannanthanam was elected unopposed to the RS from Rajasthan in a bypoll

Alphons Kannanthanam  (Photo: PTI)
 Alphons Kannanthanam (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Union minister of state for tourism and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Alphons Kannanthanam was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan in a bypoll on Thursday.

The seat fell vacant after M. Venkaiah Naidu’s election as the country’s vice president on August 5.Secretary of the legislative assembly Prithvi Raj said Mr Alphons Kannanth-anam was elected unopposed as no other nomination was filed for the seat.  State Parliam-entary secretary Rajendra Rathore, social justice and empowerment minister Arun Chaturvedi, the BJP state president Ashok Parnami and others were present during the occasion.

 

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