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Rajya Sabha: 37 including Athawale, Sharad Pawar elected unopposed; election for 18 seats on March 26

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37 candidates including NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh were elected unopposed on Wednesday to Rajya Sabha. Nominations for 55 Rajya Sabha seats in 17 states for the March 26 election have also been filed. The BJP bagged seven seats -- two in Haryana, three in Maharashtra and one each in Himachal Pradesh and Bihar. Congress got 4 seats.