Speaking to PTI, Chandrasekhar said he would work towards BJP's movement to install a clean government in Karnataka.
"I will work with with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to make sure that we have a corruption free government in Karnataka as well," he said.
If elected, this will be Chandrasekhar's third stint as a Rajya Sabha member.
He has been a parliament member since 2006.
Rajeev Chandrasekhar is among 18 candidates named by BJP for the Rajya Sabha polls. i
Chief among others are former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, BJP general secretaries Anil Jain and Saroj Pandey and its spokespersons Anil Baluni and G V L Narasimha Rao.