Kolkata, Jan 27 IBNS | 11 months ago

Actor Mithun Chakraborty filed nomination for the Rajya Sabha as a Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate on Monday.

Apart from Chakraborty, other TMC candidates like painter Jogen Chowdhury, K D Singh and Ahmad Hassan also filed their nominations for the polls on Monday.

West Bengal goes to poll for five Rajya Sabha seats on Feb 7.

While the last date of filing nomination is on Jan 28, the notification will be published on Jan 21.

The terms for five existing MPs end on Apr 2.

Rajya Sabha elections for 55 seats will be held in the month of February, out of which 5 seats are from Bengal.

(Posted on 28-01-2014)

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