On September 3 they were nominated as the party's candidates for the by-election to Rajya Sabha.
The by-elections for two Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh will be held on September 23. Polling will be held from 9 am to 4 pm. The counting of votes will take place on the same day.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, State president Swatantra Dev Singh, Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma and other party functionaries are expected to accompany the duo at the time of filing the nomination