Rajya Sabha: Amongst different events, YSR Congress’ power has gone up from six to 9 seats (File)
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha elections 2022 concluded on Friday. Out of 57 vacancies within the Higher Home of Parliament, the BJP gained 22, whereas the Congress gained 9 seats. With this, the ruling celebration’s power in Rajya Sabha fell from 95 to 92. The Congress’ quantity within the Higher Home of Parliament noticed a slight uptick — from 29 to 31.
57 members of the Rajya Sabha will retire by subsequent month. 25 members of the BJP and 7 of the Congress can be amongst these retiring.
Seven RS seats for nominated members are additionally vacant. As soon as the President nominates the members on the occasion of the Centre, the celebration can have extra help. The celebration may also have the help of media baron Kartikeya Sharma, who edged out Ajay Maken in Haryana. Sharma, an impartial candidate, was backed by the BJP and its ally JJP.
Amongst different events, YSR Congress’ power has gone up from six to 9 seats, whereas AAP’s power can be 10 seats.
The power of different regional events like DMK, BJD, TRS, JDU, NCP and Shiv Sena additionally stays the identical as their candidates gained as many seats as those that retired. DMK has 10 members within the Rajya Sabha, BJD has 9, TRS has seven, JDU has 5, NCP has 4 and Shiv Sena has three. The Trinamool and CPIM can have 13 and 5 members within the Rajya Sabha.
AIADMK’s quantity dropped from 5 to 4. The Samajwadi Occasion’s power has additionally gone down from 5 to 3 because it supported Jayant Chaudhary and Kapil Sibal.
RJD’s quantity has gone up from 5 to 6.
BSP can have only one member now, down from three. JMM can have two members. Nonetheless, Shiromani Akali Dal can have no member in Rajya Sabha as all its members will retire.
With inputs from PTI