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Three nominations filed for two RS seats in J'khand

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Three nominations were filed today, the last day for doing so, in for the two seats for which polling will be held on March 23, a at the assembly secretariat said.

The nominations were filed by BJPs and and Dheeraj Sahu also filed papers today, the said.

The BJP, which is in power in the tribal state, has claimed that it would win both the seats.

"Winning the two seats is almost certain. Besides BJP and NDA MLAs, other MLAs are also with us in the interest of the nation and seeing the developmental works of Chief Minister Raghubar Das," said in a press release.

In the house of 80 the ruling BJP has 43 MLAs and its ally AJSU 4, while opposition has 7, JMM has 18 MLAs. JVP(P) has 2, BSP 1, MCC 1, CPIML(L) 1 and Independents 3.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 21:05 IST