Hyderabad: Election Commission today rejected the nomination of independent candidate J Bhaskar of Shramajeevi Party for biennial election to the council of the states for Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana. Out of five nominations the election commission has approved the rest of four as valid include three TRS members and one Congress. The valid nominations are of J Santhosh Kumar, B Lingaiah Yadav and B Prakash of the TRS and P Balaram of the Congress. A press release from the EC said here on Tuesday.
With this the elections for the RS seats has become compulsory and will be conducted on March 23. The elections for the same will be conducted in the Assembly premises and necessary arrangements are being made for the same.