Earlier in March, 5 Congress MLAs Praveen Maru, Mangal Gavit, Somabhai Patel, JV Kakadia and Pradyuman Jadeja resigned.
Gandhinagar| The Political drama has begun in Gujarat for the four seats of the Rajya Sabha before the election on June 19. In a major setback to the main opposition party Congress, so far 8 of its MLAs have resigned from the membership of the assembly. On the other hand, BJP has fielded three candidates including Ramiloban Bara, Abhay Bhardwaj and Narhari Amin. The Congress has given tickets to Shaktisinh Gohil and Bharatsinh Solanki.
Earlier in March, 5 Congress MLAs Praveen Maru, Mangal Gavit, Somabhai Patel, JV Kakadia and Pradyuman Jadeja resigned. On Thursday, two MLAs Akshay Patel and Jeetu Chaudhary resigned. On Friday, another MLA Brijesh Merja resigned. When the rebellion started in the Congress for the first time in March, the party kept the rest of the MLAs at a resort in Rajasthan. At the same time, the political upheaval was going on in Madhya Pradesh as well. With the separation of Jyotiraditya Scindia faction, the Kamal Nath government fell.
BJP now has an upper hand in elections
Leaders will be elected from the state to Rajya Sabha on 4 seats. Three BJP candidates and two Congress candidates have filed papers for these. In terms of mathematics so far, BJP could win only two seats. After the resignation of 8 Congress MLAs, now his seat is also getting heavy on the third seat. This election will be held with social distancing. Especially three BJP MLAs were infected with Coronavirus. Now their voting will also have to be arranged. Proxy voting may also be considered. Proxy voting will have to be demanded a day in advance.