PM to seek re-nomination to Rajya Sabha from Assam

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,whose current term in the Rajya Sabha comes to an end on June 14

Written by Express News Service | Guwahati | Published: May 10, 2013 1:31:55 am

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,whose current term in the Rajya Sabha comes to an end on June 14,will once again seek nomination from Assam,Congress party sources here said. Singh has been representing Assam in the Upper House since 1991 when the then prime minister first appointed him as finance minister.

Official sources here said the Election Commission will,on May 13,issue the necessary notification for holding election to two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam that will fall vacant next month.

Singh’s name figures in the Dispur LAC electoral rolls,and he comes “adopted home” every five years to vote for the Lok Sabha election.

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