Kapil Sibal to be Congress Candidate for Rajya Sabha election
New Delhi: The Congress on Monday decided to nominate senior party leader and former Union minister Kapil Sibal for the Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, party sources told newztrack.com.
The elections to fill the vacancy in the Rajya Sabha will be held in June.
This has ended the speculations about party candidates for the Rajya Sabha as several names were mentioned in this connection.
There will be a total number of 11 vacancies in July for which the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has already named its seven candidates including Amar Singh. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) may be able to send two members while Congress and BJP one each.