BJP members Surendra Nagar, Sanjay Seth take oath as MPs in Rajya Sabha

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New Delhi, India Published: Sep 19, 2019, 01:55 PM(IST)

BJP member Sanjay Seth. Photograph:( ANI )

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Earlier on September 16, Seth and Nagar, who both have resigned from the House as Samajwadi party members, were elected unopposed from Uttar Pradesh. 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs Sanjay Seth and Surinder Singh Nagar, who was re-elected to Rajya Sabha this week, took oath as members in the Chairman's chamber on Thursday.

Earlier on September 16, Seth and Nagar, who both have resigned from the House as Samajwadi party members, were elected unopposed from Uttar Pradesh. 

The by-election and its results were scheduled to be held on September 23, however, as no other candidate filed nomination, Seth and Nagar were elected unopposed.

Both the former Samajwadi Party leaders joined the BJP a month back. 

After quitting Akhilesh Yadav's party they were elected as BJP candidates for the by-election to Rajya Sabha on September 3.

The by-election and its results were scheduled to be held on September 23, however, as no other candidate filed nomination, Seth and Nagar were elected unopposed. 

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