BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha
LUCKNOW: BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi was on Wednesday elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha in bypoll from Uttar Pradesh. The seat had fallen vacant after the death of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley.
Trivedi had filed his nomination on Friday in presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma and other senior leaders of the party.
Trivedi is a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and he has been working for the party for around two decades. He is considered a very close aide of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and was a part of the four-member committee which was responsible for BJP's campaign during 2014 Lok Sabha election.