National

Hardeep Singh Puri files nomination for RS

Agency | January 03, 2018 01:18 PM

Lucknow:Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri filed his nomination papers on Wednesday for a lone Rajya Sabha seat here in Uttar Pradesh.

The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development was accompanied by state BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey at the time of filing his papers at the Vidhan Sabha.

Also present were Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, besides Dinesh Sharma along with senior party leaders and others.

The by-polls for the Rajya Sabha seat was necessitated following the vacancy due to the resignation of Manohar Parrikar, who returned to Goa as its Chief Minister.

Talking to reporters after filing his papers, the Minister thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for the trust reposed in him.

Puri's election is certain due to the BJP's massive strength in the state assembly.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
First Day of New Entrants of Nursery at INNOKIDS, Innocent Hearts School.
First Day of New Entrants of Nursery at INNOKIDS, Innocent Hearts School.
Ludhiana Job Fair: a fiasco that reflects government’s insensitivity towards employment: Harpal Cheema
Ludhiana Job Fair: a fiasco that reflects government’s insensitivity towards employment: Harpal Cheema
Brahmpura conspired against SAD after meeting with Capt Amarinder - Sukhbir Badal
Brahmpura conspired against SAD after meeting with Capt Amarinder - Sukhbir Badal
Mortal remains of INA veteran and freedom fighter consigned to flames
Mortal remains of INA veteran and freedom fighter consigned to flames
Tighten your belts, Punjab CM tells DCs at review meeting of Government Programmes, warns against corruption at any level
Tighten your belts, Punjab CM tells DCs at review meeting of Government Programmes, warns against corruption at any level
Punjab CM speaks with Union Railway Minister on Prakash Purb Express train to Amritsar from New Delhi to facilitate Pilgrims
Punjab CM speaks with Union Railway Minister on Prakash Purb Express train to Amritsar from New Delhi to facilitate Pilgrims
Shortcomings in challan;  HC adjourns hearing  to February 7,trail court order on January 28
Shortcomings in challan; HC adjourns hearing to February 7,trail court order on January 28
PM misusing public money for BJP propaganda: Congress
PM misusing public money for BJP propaganda: Congress
Landless Non-Agriculturists to be made part of Cooperation movement and Banking system: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa
Landless Non-Agriculturists to be made part of Cooperation movement and Banking system: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa
28,007 new beneficiaries assisted under Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna in Barnala district: Deputy Commissioner
28,007 new beneficiaries assisted under Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna in Barnala district: Deputy Commissioner
CM's Mehraj function postponed in view of poor weather condition-DC Praneet
CM's Mehraj function postponed in view of poor weather condition-DC Praneet
Jalandhar Rural police arrest notorious gangster Sarabjit Singh in Badanga
Jalandhar Rural police arrest notorious gangster Sarabjit Singh in Badanga