BJP eyes Gujarat RS seat for Jaishankar

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BJP eyes Gujarat RS seat for Jaishankar

Jun 03, 2019 08:19 IST

BJP, that was initially keen on external affairs minister S Jaishankar being nominated to the Rajya Sabha from his home state of Tamil Nadu, has now decided to nominate him from Gujarat, The Times of India reported. 2 BJP Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat - Amit Shah and Smriti Irani - have won Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar and Amethi. So the party has 2 seats to fill from the state. BJP is now seeking a seat from AIADMK to accommodate its nominee who may be a local BJP person.

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