BJP candidate Jai Prakash Nishad elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from UP
Uttar Pradesh, BJP candidate Jai Prakash Nishad was declared elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed today. Nishad was the lone candidate to file nomination for the by-election and today was the last date for withdrawal of candidature.
Election Officer Brij Bhushan Dubey said that Mr Nishad has been declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha. This by-election was necessitated following the death of Samajwadi Party MP Beni Prasad Verma. His tenure was till July 4, 2022.