The Central Election Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party met today under the Presidentship of Shri Nitin Gadkari.
Meeting was attended by Shri L.K. Advani, Chairman, BJP Parliamentary Party, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Leader of Opposition (Lok Sabha), Shri Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) and all the members of the Central Election Committee of the BJP.
The committee has decided the following names for the ensuing Biennial Elections to the Council of States (Rajya Sabha).
|Sl.||States||Name of the Candidate|
|1.||Gujarat||Shri Arun Jaitley|
|2.||Uttar Pradesh||Shri Vinay Katiyar|
|3.||Bihar||Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad|
|4.||Bihar||Shri Dharmendra Pradhan|
|5.||Madhya Pradesh||Shri Thawarchand Gehlot|
|6.||Madhya Pradesh||Smt. Najma Heptullah|
|7.||Madhya Pradesh||Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki|
|8.||Madhya Pradesh||Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste|
|9.||Himachal Pradesh||Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda|
|10.||Rajasthan||Shri Bhupindra Yadav|
|11.||Maharashtra||Shri Ajay Sancheti|
|12.||Chhattisgarh||Dr. Bhushan Lal Jhangde|