Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress wins 2 seats in Rajasthan; BJP 1

Ashok Gehlot
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister and Congress leader Ashok Gehlot addresses a press conference in Jaipur, on May 1, 2019. (Photo: Ravi Shankar Vyas/IANS)

Jaipur, Jun 19 : The ruling Congress in Rajasthan won two Rajya Sabha seats, while the opposition BJP got one in elections held in the state on Friday.

K C Venugopal and Neeraj Dangi of the Congress were declared winner, while Rajendra Gehlot of the BJP also got elected, an assembly spokesperson said.

The BJP had fielded a second candidate as well, Onkar Singh Lakhawat, but he lost.

With this, the number of Congress party”s Rajya Sabha MPs from Rajasthan has increased to three, out of a total of 10. The rest seven are BJP members.

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