Added on : 2020-06-19 20:48:45
The YSRCP has won all the four vacant Rajya Sabha seats from Andhra Pradesh that went for polls on Friday.
With this victory, YSRCP’s strength in the upper house went up to six. Andhra has a total of 11 seats in Rajya Sabha.
Parimal Nathwani, a consecutive two term Rajyasabha MP representing Jharkhand from 2008 onwards and Senior Group President of Reliance Industries Ltd. got elected to the Rajyasabha from Andhara Pradesh at Amravati today as a YSR Congress Party Candidate.
On getting elected, Nathwani said, "I thank CM Jaganmohan Reddy for reposing faith in me and will work with him for further development of the state".
YSRCP leaders state that Nathwani’s representation would provide leverage to the state on the industrial front.
The ruling party in AP has 22 Lok Sabha members, out of the total 25 seats in the lower house from the state.