Rajya Sabha Polls 2010 Results

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Rajya Sabha Polls 2010 Results
New Delhi, Jun 18: Election for 18 Rajya Sabha seats across five states was held on Thursday, Jun 17 with several political, legal and business heavyweights in the fray.

Even though the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the poll for 55 seats from 13 States, the polls for all the berths were not held as many candidates were elected unopposed.

The following in the overview of the state-wise results of the Rajya Sabha Polls 2010:

Bihar

Number of seats - 5

Winners                                 -             Party

Ram Vilas Pawan                    -     Lok Janshakti Party
Rajiv Pratap Rudy                   -     Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Ram Kripal Yadav                    -     Rashtriya Janata Dal
RCP Sinha                               -     Janata Dal (United)
Upendra Prasad Kushwaha    -     Janata Dal (United)

Rajasthan

Number of seats - 4

Winners               -       Party

Ram Jethmalani   -      BJP
V P Singh             -      BJP
Anand Sharma     -     Congress
Ashk Ali Tak         -      Congress

Karnataka

Number of seats - 4

Winners                   -          Party

Vijay Mallya              -     Independent
M Venkaiah Naidu    -      BJP
Oscar Fernandes     -      Congress
Ayanur Majunath     -      BJP

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Orissa

Number of seats - 3

Winners                          -                            Party

Pyarimohan Mohapatra  -                   Biju Janata Dal (BJD)
Sashibhusan Behera      -                   Biju Janata Dal
Baishnab Parida             -                   Biju Janata Dal

Jharkhand

Number of Seats - 2

Winners                   -   Party

Dhiraj Prasad Sahu  -   Congress
KD Singh                  -   Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)

Some of the leaders who sailed into the Upper house of the parliament unopposed, earlier, were  Union I&B minister Ambika Soni from Punjab and Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh from Andhra Pradesh, Gandhi family loyalist Satish Sharma from Uttar Pradesh, BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi from Uttar Pradesh and BJP's Chandan Mitra from Madhya Pradesh.

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