Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 11 (ANI): Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday lauded the party’s win in the Rajya Sabha polls in the state and called it ‘a happy moment’.
“It’s a happy moment for us as all three BJP candidates have won,” said Fadnavis.
He also highlighted the party’s share of the votes.
“Piyush Goyal and Anil Bonde have received 48 votes each. Our third candidate has received more votes than Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut,” he added.
The BJP had fielded Dr Anil Bonde, Piyush Goyal and Dhananjay Mahadik from the state. Interestingly, there were seven candidates in the fray for the six seats in the state.
On the other hand, the Congress party had fielded Imran Pratapgarhi for the polls, while the NCP fielded Praful Patel. Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut and Sanjay Pawar were given a run in the polls. (ANI)