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RS nominations for 57 seats in 15 states roil leaders across parties

Elections are due on June 10 and will be an important element in the presidential election to be held in July

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The maximum number of seats — that is, 11 — lies in Uttar Pradesh

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
From the Congress to the Janata Dal United (JDU), from Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Rajya Sabha nominations for 57 seats across 15 states, which will close on Tuesday, have roiled waters across parties.

Elections are due on June 10 and will be an important element in the presidential election to be held in July.

The BJP list, by and large, has been the most predictable. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman from Karnataka and commerce minister Piyush Goyal from Maharashtra were up for re-election and they have been renominated.

However, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s term is

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 11:27 PM IST

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