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EC allots NCP- Sharadchandra Pawar as new name to Sharad Pawar faction after ‘real NCP’ order

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EC allots NCP- Sharadchandra Pawar as new name to Sharad Pawar faction after ‘real NCP’ order

The section also submitted affidavits of five members of Maharashtra legislative council, one Rajay Sabha MP, seven MLAs of Nagaland and one Jharkhand legislator in his support.

On the other hand, the Sharad faction stated that it had support of 15 MLAs, 4 MPs in Lok Sabha, four members of the legislative council in Maharashtra and three Rajya Sabha besides two MLAs from Jharkhand.

Earlier, the Commission announced to hold the biennial elections for 56 Rajya Sabha seats, which are falling vacant in April, in 15 states on February 27.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda and nine union ministers are among those MPs who are retiring just before the Lok Sabha elections in April.