Kolkata: TMC claims to promise support to the Congress candidate during the upcoming Rajya Sabha biennials on March 23 Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who will be the congress candidate for Rajya Sabha.
On Friday Trinamool Congress Party Chief Mamata Banerjee claims to support Abhishek Manu Singhvi. Reliable Congress sources said their Rajya Sabha poll candidate is likely to be the high-profile lawyer-politician Abhishek Manu Singhvi is among the few names being discussed as a possible Congress candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat.
In the Rajya Sabha polls to elect two MPs, if all 80 MLAs were to cast valid votes on March 23, a winning candidate must secure at least 27 first preference votes. JMM’s 18, Congress’s 6 and JVM’s 2 MLAs account for 26 votes.