Several hours right before the Rajasthan Rajya Sabha election final results, media baron Subhash Chandra experienced declared that “Rajasthan politics is the least difficult”. Mr Chandra, an impartial candidate backed by the BJP, missing the election.
The Zee chairman, whose current Rajya Sabha phrase ends on August 1, made an eleventh hour entry into the contest for four seats in Rajasthan.
His rival, Congress chief Pramod Tiwari, gained the seat. Mukul Wasnik and Randeep Surjewala gained two a lot more seats for the Congress. The BJP gained just one seat.
Shortly soon after voting closed, Mr Chandra thanked his supporters, such as the BJP, and explained he hoped to get “fantastic information”.
“I am retaining hope. No matter whether I earn or not, I will continue to be in peace. Rajasthan politics is the easiest, I have observed Maharashtra and Haryana intently – it is really a lot easier below,” Mr Chandra had told reporters.
For the BJP, cross-voting was a allow-down in its bid for the fourth seat. The bash has suspended its MLA Shobha Rani Kushwaha for cross-voting. Her vote slip experienced been caught by the BJP poll agent but the get together failed to prevent her from casting her vote.
A applicant essential 41 votes to gain a seat.
Mr Chandra bought 30 votes – 27 from the BJP and three from the RLP. He was quick of 11 votes.
The BJP experienced 71 votes in Rajasthan. Apparently, its official applicant Ghanshyam Tiwari received two more votes, reflecting the party’s nervousness about cross-voting. So, Mr Chandra’s share dipped.
“When I can hope cross-voting from others, I would not be shocked if BJP does cross-voting,” explained Mr Chandra, who experienced demanded that Ms Kushwaha’s vote be cancelled.
“I thank anyone who has specified votes or who desired to and could not vote for me. I am going to do the perform from Rajasthan whether or not I get the votes or not. I’m grateful for all the love I have been given in 10 days,” Mr Chandra informed reporters.