AGP, CPI win one RS seat each from Assam
Ruling Asom Gana Parishad nominee Arun
Sarma was on Friday elected to the Rajya Sabha along with Dhrupad
Borgohain, a Communist Party of India nominee.
The CPI is the AGP's ally in the state.
Congress nominee and former Union Minister Santosh
Mohan Deb was defeated.
The election to the two seats was necessitated
following the retirement of former Union minister Matang
Singh (Congress) and Tarapada Mazumder (Independent).
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