10 BJP and 2 SP candidates were elected unopposed to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council on Thursday. Elected included Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, former IAS officer A K Sharma and state BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh.
After receiving the winning certificate, BJP candidate A K Sharma in his tweet said, “Thank BJP and its central and state leadership and workers for making MLC of @BJP4UP. Life is for Nation; BJP my dignity, Lotus is Identity. Thank Honorable (Narendra) Modi ji from heart.”