Bengaluru: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls

Jun 06, 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha election scheduled to be held on June 10, in Bengaluru Tuesday.


Before submitting her nomination papers to the Vidhana Soudha secretary, Sitharaman offered prayers at the historical Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple Tuesday morning. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, former chief minister BS Yediyurappa, and BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel were present during the submission of Sitharaman’s papers.

Kannada film comedian S Jaggesh, who is from the dominant Vokkaliga community, has also filed a nomination for Rajya Sabha from Karnataka in the elections to be held on June 10.

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