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RS polls: Javadekar files nomination papers

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

today filed his nomination papers here for the biennial elections from

Javadekar filed the nomination at the Vidhan Bhavan here.

The elections for six seats from will be held on March 23.

The current term of Javadekar, a member of from Madhya Pradesh, will end on April 2.

With 122 MLAs in its kitty, the is the largest party in the 288-member Assembly.

As 42 votes are needed for a winning candidate, the seems to be in a position to send three members to the Upper House, if it could muster support of few more MLAs.

Javadekar is the only whose name has been announced so far by the

The senior party was elected to the from quota in 2012.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 15:50 IST