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Congress nominates Raj Babbar  for RS from Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Congress declared leader Raj Babbar as the Congress candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand, making his return to Parliament after his defeat in the 2014 general elections.

The decision by the Congress came on Monday night. Mr. Babbar will land here in the afternoon and file the papers, on Tuesday — the last day of filing nomination forms for the Rajya Sabha seat.

Former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna and Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Kishore Upadhyaya were also in the race for the candidature. However, owing to the infighting within the Congress here, an “outsider” was selected by the party high-command, Congress sources here, said.

The Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand had fallen vacant following the death of Manorama Dobriyal Sharma, who was elected to the Rajya Sabha in November, last year. The by-election for the seat will be held on March 20.

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