An official said that that all the eight candidates secured the minimum quota of 26 votes each to make it to the Upper House of the state legislature.
The alleged illegal phone tapping had taken place when Shukla headed the State Intelligence Department (SID), police have said.
As the investigation into the case is on, the Mumbai Police have summoned Eknath Khadse to record his statement.
They tapped the phones of these two leaders in June 2019 for "vested political interests," said the First Information Report registered at Colaba police station in south Mumbai on Wednesday.
He also said that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has "washing powder" using which he "cleans" such leaders.
BJP insiders that he might be given the portfolio of Public Works Department.