Two candidates file papers for Rajya Sabha in Jharkhand

March 15th, 2008 - 12:34 am ICT by admin  


Ranchi, March 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) witnessed a split in the party ranks Friday as eight of its legislators supported Parimal D. Nathwani, who filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha as an independent. Nathwani is associated with the Reliance Group of Industries based at Ahmedabad. The JMM is planning to field Rupi Soren, wife of Shibu Soren, as its official candidate.

J.P.N. Singh filed his nomination papers as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate. There are two seats of Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand. The polling for the upper house takes place March 26.

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