However, just minutes before the 3pm deadline, he reached the Assembly with senior Congress leaders and team of lawyers and filed his nomination. Thus this time chances are more for rejecting his nomination.
Former Minister and Congress leader Rajmani Patel will contest from Madhya Pradesh.
Elections to four Rajya Sabha are scheduled on March 23. The BJP approached the Election Commission, demanding quashing of Rathwa's nomination over alleged "irregularities".
The Twitter hashtag "Rajeev Beda" and Facebook campaigns against the industrialist are similar to the "Venkaiah Sakaiah" campaign on social media a couple of years ago against the BJP's decision to field the then Urban Development Minister and present Vice President of the country, M.Venkaiah Naidu for the Rajya Sabha poll from Karnataka. The action follows a complaint by BJP MP from Belgaum Suresh Angadi who alleged that blank "no dues certificates" were handed over to Rathwa's staff and these were filled in record time, raising suspicions of forgery. We were honest and truth always wins.
Former Congress politician Narayan Rane is a BJP candidate, and at least two Congress members - his son Nitesh Rane and an old loyalist - are expected to vote for him. "It's only BJP who can make an issue out of a non-issue", Gujarat Congress leader Shakti Singh Gohil said.
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The BJP, which is sure of getting three candidates elected in the ensuing poll, has fielded four nominees.
Earlier in the day, the Congress too raised objections to the nomination forms of BJP candidates - Union Ministers Mansukh Mandavia and Purushottam Rupala as well as Kiritsinh Rana. Read Also: Cong names Rathwa, Yajnik for Rajya SabhaRumour mills After Congress officially declared the names of its two candidates from Delhi late on Sunday, news surfaced that Rathwa would be replaced by Rajiv Shukla who would be flying to Gujarat. The BJP claimed that Rathwa had submitted a fake No Dues Certificate and failed to mention serious criminal cases in his affidavit to the Election Commission.
On Tuesday the forms of the candidates were scrutinised and accepted by the election returning officer. Among the seven nominations accepted was BJP's dummy candidate Rajnikant Patel.
Extending support to Valera is seen as a tactical move of the Congress to save its second seat in case there is any threat to Rathwa's candidature.
The Congress has 123 members, including Speaker, BJP - 43, JD (S) - 37, Badavara Shramikarra Raithara Paksha - 3, Karnataka Janata Paksha - 2, Karnataka Makkala Paksha - 1, Independents - 8, and nominated - 1.
Food inflation, as measured by Consumer Food Price Index, rose to 4.96 per cent in December from 4.35 per cent the previous month. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, the CPI was up 0.2% for the month and 1.8% annualized, unchanged from a month ago.
Participants had a systolic blood pressure reading of more than 140 mmHg, placing them at high risk of heart attack and stroke. Researchers are now studying whether the benefits can be sustained for an additional six months.
On the issue of 351 roads, which have been pending notification as commercial or mixed-land use for over 10 years, Mr. Advisor to Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , VK Jain has resigned from his post citing personal reasons.
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