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JMM, Cong Candidates Win RS Seats In Jharkhand

JMM candidate K D Singh and Dheeraj Prasad Sahu of Congress were elected to the two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand, for which polling was held on Thursday .  Singh, the chairman of a Delhi-based
PTI June 17, 2010 20:27 IST
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JMM candidate K D Singh and Dheeraj Prasad Sahu of Congress were elected to the two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand, for which polling was held on Thursday .  

Singh, the chairman of a Delhi-based hospital group, secured 32 votes, while Sahu polled 28, the requisite number of votes needed by a candidate for victory.  

BJP's Ajay Maroo could garner only 17 votes and lost.  Of the 81 elected MLAs, 79 votes were polled with two votes of CPI(ML-Liberation) MLA Vinod Kumar Singh and BJP legislator Ramchandra Baitha being declared invalid. PTI