RS election : Selvaganapathy files nomination papers

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Puducherry, Sep 20 : BJP Candidate S Selvaganapathy on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the October 4 election to the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry Assembly in the Union Territory.

Accompanied by Chief Minister N Rangaswamy, Home Minister A Namassivayam, few legislators and BJP incharge for Puducherry Nirmal Kumar Surana. Mr Selvaganapathy filed his nomination papers before Puducherry Legislative Assembly Secretary Mounissamy who is the returning officer.

Mr.Selvaganapathy is the only political party candidate who filed nomination papers.

Already two independents are in the fray and their nominations will be rejected after scrutiny as they do not have the support of the minimum legislators.

Mr Selvaganapathy, the BJP state treasurer will be declared elected unopposed on October 4.


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