Kapil Sibal candidate for Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh: Congress

Lucknow: Congress party spokesman today stated that former union minister Kapil Sibal will be the candidate for Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh.

Sibal will be filing his nomination here on May 30 for the Elections that will be held on June 11 for 11 Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant in July.

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Earlier, speculations were doing rounds that Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) had offered a Rajya Sabha seat to Sibal but on the condition that he joins it, the senior leader has stayed put with the Congress.

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