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Mar 18, 2020
7:33PM

5 Rajya Sabha candidates in West Bengal elected unopposed

PTI
All five candidates were elected unopposed for Rajya Sabha seats from West Bengal today. Out of these, four belong to ruling Trinamool Congress and remaining one is alliance candidate of opposition Left and Congress.

The winning candidates are former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, Subrata Bakshi, Arpita Ghosh and Mousam Benazir Noor all from TMC while Former Mayor of Kolkata, Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya has won as alliance candidate of opposition Left and Congress.

Secretary of West Bengal Assembly and Returning Officer for the Rajya Sabha Elections of West Bengal, Avijit Som announced this after expiry of timing for withdrawal of nominations today. 

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