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Jaya Bachchan files nomination for Rajya Sabha

March 17, 2012 - Lucknow

Actor-turned politician Jaya Bachchan filed her nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha in presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Saturday.

Bachchan, who was a Rajya Sabha MP earlier, is likely to get elected uncontested.

Five Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Kiranmaya Nanda, Darshan Singh, Munnavar Salim, Brajbhushan Tiwari and Naresh Agarwal also filed their nominations earlier.

The Samajwadi Party (SP) routed all its rivals in the recently concluded state assembly elections, clinching 224 of 403 seats in the state assembly.


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