Manmohan Singh could have to take a seat out of Rajya Sabha for someday as his time period ends in June

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Sources say if the get together decides to present Manmohan Singh one other time period, he must be adjusted from among the many seats falling vacant after a few of its Rajya Sabha members win within the basic elections.

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh could have to take a seat out of the Rajya Sabha for someday until a sitting Congress member resigns after being elected to the Lok Sabha, as his time period involves an finish this June. Singh has been a five-time Rajya Sabha member and his present six-year time period ends on June 14.

The Election Fee has introduced elections on June 7 to fill the 2 Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, one among which is represented by Singh and the opposite by Santiuse Kujur, additionally a Congress member.

The Congress doesn’t have the required numbers in Assam to get Singh re-elected to the Rajya Sabha because the BJP is in energy within the state.

There may be hypothesis that the BJP could provide one of many seats falling vacant to Union minister and ally LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, who is just not contesting the Lok Sabha elections this time.

Sources say if the get together decides to present Manmohan Singh one other time period, he must be adjusted from among the many seats falling vacant after a few of its Rajya Sabha members win within the basic elections.

Six Rajya Sabha seats are falling vacant in July from Tamil Nadu, the place the DMK could provide one of many seats to Singh, in case the get together needs. In any other case, he could have to attend until April 2020 when 55 seats in varied states will fall vacant and the Congress will get a few of them.

To replenish the 2 vacancies, the fee has introduced biennial election on June 7, for which a notification will probably be issued on Might 21.

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