Assam Rajya Sabha Election Result 2022: BJP candidate Shri Pabitra Margherita and UPPL candidate Shri Rwngwra Narzary won the Rajya Sabha Biennial Election 2022 in Assam held on 31 March 2022.
The Rajya Sabha, two seats from Assam, will get vacant after the term of Rajya Sabha MP Ranee Narah and MP Ripun Borah ends on 2 April 2022. Both MPs belong to the Congress party.
Nominaion to Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022
The Rajya Sabha election in Assam was held today, on 31 March 2022, at Assam Legislative Assembly for 2 Rajya Sabha seats. For the Assam 2022 Rajya Sabha polls:
- BJP nominated Shri Pabitra Margherita
- UPPL nominated Shri Rwngwra Narzary
- INC nominated Shri Ripun Bora
BJP-led alliance government has named BJP and UPPL nomination as Mitrajot.
Winners of Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022
The Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022 Result was declared on 31 March 2022. Both BJP candidate Shri Pabitra Margherita and its alliance UPPL candidate Shri Rwngwra Narzary got elected as Rajya Sabha MP from Assam. The winners of the Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022 are:
- Sjt. Pabitra Margherita (BJP)
- Sjt. Rwngwra Narzary (UPPL)
Both the newly elected RS MP will now represent Assam in the Upper House of the Parliament for six years.
Since UPPL is in alliance with the BJP government, we can say that BJP has won both Rajya Sabha seats in Assam.
The Congress party (INC) lost both the Rajya Sabha MP seats, now they don’t have any representative in the upper house from the Assam state.
Assam Rajya Sabha Election Result 2022 – Vote Break Up
Out of 126 votes in Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022, below is the vote breakup.
- Pabitra Margherita (BJP) = 46 Votes = Elected.
- Rwngwra Narzary (UPPL) = 44 Votes = Elected.
- Ripun Bora (INC) = 35 votes = Lost.
- Votes Cancelled – 4
UPPL candidate Mr. Rwngwra Narzary won the Rajya Sabha seat from Assam in Rajya Sabha Election in Assam 2022 among the two seats.
Shri Rwngwra Narzary is the present working president of the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL).
On 4 April 2022, MP Rwngwra Narzary took an oath as the Rajya Sabha Member in the Bodo language. Watch MP Rwngwra’s oath-taking video below.
Now Bodo people have MP in the Rajya Sabha to represent their Bodo community.
BJP candidate Mr. Pabirta Margherita won another seat from Assam in Rajya Sabha Election.
MP Pabitra Margherita took oath at the Rajya Sabha House for MP Rajya Sabha seat in his mother tongue – Assamese language. Listen to the video shared below.
How Candidate is Elected in Rajya Sabha?
Here, we’ll take the example of the current Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022 to explain how a candidate is elected in Rajya Sabha as MP.
In Assam Rajya Sabha Member Election 2022, how many votes are required by the candidate to win the election? A candidate needs 43 votes to get elected.
But how come 43 votes? Let’s find out in a very simple way.
Assam has 126 constituencies and hence 126 MLAs, and 2 Rajya Sabha seat vacancies in the 2022 election.
The Required Votes Formula of Assam = [Total nos. of MLA/(Seat Vacancy + 1) ]+ 1 = [126/(2+1)] + 1 = [126/3] + 1 = 42+1 = 43.
So, a candidate needs 43 votes to win the Rajya Sabha Election 2022 in Assam.
BJP led NDA government has 74 MLAs in the Assam government. 74/2 = 37. Since BJP govt total MLAs divided by 2 candidates is short by 12 votes, BJP alone can’t win and send two candidates to Rajya Sabha. They needed 12 votes from the opposition and independent MLAs. Luckily, they managed to get extra 17 votes securing their victory.
Important Points About Rajya Sabha Election
- Rajya Sabha Bypolls Election = When there is a seat vacancy in Rajya Sabha due to resignation, death, or disqualification. This seat vacancy are filled up through RS bypolls election, those elected serve out the remainder term of their predecessors’ term.
About Rajya Sabha Seats in Assam
Since MLAs vote for the Rajya Sabha members, Rajya Sabha is known as the Council of States, or the Upper House of the Parliament.
1. Who Won the Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022?
BJP won the two seats in the Assam Rajya Sabha Election 2022.
BJP candidate Shri Pabitra Margherita and BJP alliance UPPL candidate Shri Rwngwra Narzary won Rajya Sabha MP seats in Assam Rajya Election 2022.
2. Who is the Current Bodo MP in Rajya Sabha?
MP Rwngwra Narzary is the current Bodo MP in Rajya Sabha, he was elected in Assam Rajya Sabha 2022 Election.