STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

AAP Rajya Sabha nominees file nomination

AAP leader Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and Narain Dass Gupta filed their nomination for the three Rajya Sabha seats.

Published: 04th January 2018 05:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th January 2018 05:34 PM   |  A+A-

AAP leader Sanjay Singh (File | PTI)

By IANS

NEW DELHI: AAP leader Sanjay Singh, businessman Sushil Gupta and chartered accountant Narain Dass Gupta here on Thursday filed their nomination for the three Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant this month in Delhi.

Singh reached the District Magistrate (Central) office at Daryaganj to file the papers atop a truck packed with supporters and playing patriotic songs. Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh accompanied him.

Narain Gupta and Sushil Gupta later filed their nomination papers. 

An alumnus of Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce, Narain Gupta has been on the Board of International Federation of Accountants -- an amalgam of 164 regulatory accounting bodies in 116 countries.

Sushil Gupta was formerly with the Congress.

Three Rajya Sabha seats from Delhi will fall vacant by the end of this month when the tenure of Congress members Janardhan Dwivedi, Parvez Hashmi and Karan Singh ends. 

It will be for the first time the AAP, which officially has 66 members in the 70-member Delhi Assembly including some dissidents, will send members to the upper house. The Congress has no presence in the Delhi Assembly. 

More from Nation.

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp