Rajya Sabha election results 2022 – the winners

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates landed eight seats, while the Congress party won five in the recently held Rajya Sabha Elections.

Rajya Sabha election results 2022 – the winners
The Parliament Building which houses the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. Source: Twitter/@airnewsalerts

The polling for 16 seats in the Upper House of the Indian parliament was held on Friday. Although the original election was to fill 57 vacant seats in the Rajya Sabha, 41 members from 11 states ran unopposed.

This narrowed the competition to four states - Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Rajasthan and the results were declared on early Saturday morning.