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Antony to contest RS election from Kerala

Ex-defence minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony will be his party’s candidate for Rajya Sabha elections from Kerala, to be held on March 21.

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Publish Date: Mar 5 2016 3:38PM | Updated Date: Mar 5 2016 3:38PM

Antony to contest RS election from Kerala

 Ex-defence minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony will be his party’s candidate for Rajya Sabha elections from Kerala, to be held on March 21. 

 
It would be his third successive term in the Upper House. 
 
Antony had been a member of the RS since 2005. Before this, Antony had been member of the House from 1993 to 1995.
 
Congress state president, V M Sudheeran, on Saturday  that oOnly his name would be recommended to the high command.
 
In Kerala, three Rajya Sabha seats are falling vacant this month. Terms of Antony and CPI (M)’s K N Balagopal and T N Seema would end this month.