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BJP nominates Union Minister L Murugan for Rajya Sabha polls from Madhya Pradesh 

Since he is not an MP now, he has to get elected to either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha within six months.

Published: 18th September 2021 02:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2021 02:19 PM   |  A+A-

National Commission for Scheduled Castes Vice Chairman L Murugan

Tamil Nadu BJP president L Murugan. (File | EPS)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The BJP on Saturday nominated Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan for Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh. 

Murugan was appointed as a Union Minister on July 7. Since he is not an MP now, he has to get elected to either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha within six months.  

Thanking the BJP leaders, Murugan, in a tweet, said: “I am highly grateful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP national president JP Nadda, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivaraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh BJP president VD Sharma and party cadre for this blessed opportunity to serve the people.”

Earlier, there were talks that Murugan might be elected from Puducherry. 



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