Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani will file their nominations for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat on Friday at 11 am.
The Parliamentary board of the BJP on Wednesday announced that Amit Shah and Smriti Irani will contest for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat.
Shortly after concluding the board meeting, BJP leader and Union Minister J P Nadda made the announcement.
"The Parliamentary board has decided to field our party chief Amit Shah and Textile and I&B minister Smriti Irani for the Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats," he said.
Currently, Shah is an MLA from Gujarat's Naranpura constituency.
Nadda also said BJP's woman tribal leader Sampatia Uike, from Mahakoshal region, Madhya Pradesh will be fielded in the Rajya Sabha by-election from the state....