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Dr Singh to walk to RS unopposed

DNMUM441242 | 8/15/2019 | Author : Shashi Mohan | WC :166 | Politics & Governance

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Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh is all set to enter the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan uncontested.
Singh, who earlier was elected from Assam five times between 1991 and 2019, was given a ticket by the Congress, the governing party of Rajasthan.
Party functionaries said the BJP leadership in Delhi had decided not to field a candidate against Singh, who has also served as the RBI governor and finance minister.
A bypoll was necessitated in Rajasthan following the death of senior BJP leader Madan Lal Saini on June 24, 2019.
Senior BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria told DNA, “The party leadership at Centre has refrained us from fielding a candidate for the bypoll.” Not just the BJP, there has been no candidate against S
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