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Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati eyes RS seat again, seeks support from all parties

Sambhajiraje announced on Thursday that he will be contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat as an independent candidate. He also floated a new outfit called 'Swaraj'.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: May 13, 2022 8:52:42 am
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Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati, a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who has been leading the Maratha community’s agitation for reservation for the last few years, is seeking a seat in the Rajya Sabha again.

Sambhajiraje announced on Thursday that he will be contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat as an independent candidate. He also floated a new outfit called ‘Swaraj’.

“… I think I should get another opportunity to serve the people,” Sambhajiraje, who was among the Presidential nominees to the Rajya Sabha in 2016, said at a press conference in Pune on Thursday.

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