Mumbai, June 04 : Rajya Sabha elections are due in Maharashtra on June 10. Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has expressed apprehension of horse-trading. He said on Saturday that he wants to postpone the dates of “Rajya Sabha elections so that there is no horse-trading”. He alleged that the BJP wants to use money and central investigative agencies to destroy the environment.
It is known that according to the information of party sources, Shiv Sena has made its MLAs stay in a hotel in Mumbai to save them from horse-trading.
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Sanjay Raut said, “We wanted to postpone the dates of Rajya Sabha elections so that horse-trading does not happen. BJP’s intention is clear, they want to use money and central investigative agencies to spoil the atmosphere. We are in power here.” , they must not forget that.”
Significantly, in the Rajya Sabha elections to be held in Maharashtra on June 10, Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP, which are involved in the Aghadi government of Maharashtra, have fielded their four candidates. Whereas BJP has fielded three candidates in this election fray.
At the same time, more than 80 Congress MLAs from Rajasthan camped in a hotel in Udaipur ahead of the RS elections for four seats. Quoting party sources, PTI reported that the move was taken as the party feared “horse-trading” by the BJP.
The term ‘horse trading’ in Indian politics allegedly refers to an exercise by a political party to hunt ministers or leaders of other parties to gain votes or topple the government.
The elections were to be held on June 10 to fill 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 15 states falling vacant due to retirement of members in the coming months. Congress leader P Chidambaram, former Congress leader Kapil Sibal, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) After 41 candidates, including K Jayant Choudhary, were elected unopposed, six seats each in Maharashtra, four each in Rajasthan and Karnataka and two in Haryana are to be held. Its result will be declared on June 10.
On the other hand, Raut’s allegation that ‘BJP used central investigative agencies to destroy environment’, several opposition leaders including Congress’s Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and AAP’s Satyendar Jain were recently arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). being investigated by.
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were summoned by the ED earlier this week in the National Herald money laundering case, while AAP leader Satyendar Jain was arrested on May 30 in connection with a money laundering probe against them.