BJP Leader Shahnawaz Hussain, Bihar Minister Mukesh Sahni Elected Unopposed To State Legislative Council
BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain and Bihar minister Mukesh Sahni were on Thursday declared elected unopposed to the Bihar legislative council, an official said.
Mr Hussain and Mr Sahni were handed over their certificates by Patna Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Agarwal, who had been designated as the returning officer for by-elections to the two seats.
Mr Hussain has been elected on the seat vacated by former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, the term of which expires in 2024.
Sushil Modi has been elected to the Rajya Sabha from the seat, which fell vacant upon the death of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan.
Mr Sahni, the founding president of NDA partner Vikassheel Insaan Party, has been elected from the seat vacated by former minister and BJP leader Binod Narayan Jha, who is now a member of the assembly.