Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan
Jaipur: Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons was on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.
Alphons was the one candidate within the fray as opposition events together with Congress didn’t subject a candidate. As quickly because the deadline for withdrawal of nominations ended, state legislative meeting Secretary Prithvi Raj declared him elected.
Alphons had filed his nomination papers right here on Monday.
Speaking to media later, he stated that there are huge alternatives in tourism sector within the state and he would really like Rajasthan to be primary within the sector.
“Steps can be taken to ask huge corporations to spend money on tourism sector within the state,” he added.
Alphons, in a tweet later, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, MLAs and the state’s folks for electing him as an MP.