Roopa Ganguly nominated to Rajya Sabha

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New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) BJP leader and actor Roopa Ganguly was on Tuesday nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

A Home Ministry release said she had been nominated to the upper house by President Pranab Mukherjee to fill a vacancy of nominated member.

Ganguly had come into the limelight with her role of Draupadi in television serial ‘Mahabharat’. She had contested polls as a BJP candidate in West Bengal.

The vacancy in the category of nominated members had arisen following the resignation of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu of the Bharatiya Janata Party from the upper house.



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