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Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and senior Congress leader and former finance minister P. Chidambaram were elected unopposed from Maharashtra.
Others elected are former union minister Praful Patel (NCP), BJP’s Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Vikas Mahatme and Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut.
Chidambaram did not contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls while his son Karti had unsuccessfully fought from his native Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu.
Meanwhile, 10 candidates, including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, who had filed nomination papers for 10 seats of the Legislative Council, were also elected unopposed as two others withdrew from the fray.
Those who pulled out on Friday were Prasad Lad and Manoj Kotak, both from BJP.
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Candidate Lists for Rajya Sabha Biennial Election & Legislative Council Polls
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The Election Commission has decided that the biennial elections to the Council of States from the States of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu,Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand. Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana shall be held in accordance with the following programme:-.
||Dates and day
||Issue of Notifications
||24Th May, 2016 (Tuesday)
||Last date of making nominations
||31R May, 2016 (Tuesday)
||Scrutiny of nominations
||1st June, 2016 (Wednesday)
||Last date for withdrawal of candidatures
||3rd June, 2016 (Friday)
||Date of poll
||11th June, 2016 (Saturday)
||Hours of poll
||9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M
||Counting of Votes
||11th June, 2016 (Saturday)at 5.00 P.M.
||Date before which elections shall be completed
||13th June, 2016 (Monday)