Shimla, March 18 : BJP candidate Indu Goswami was elected unopposed on Wednesday for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Himachal Pradesh.
The ruling BJP in the state has 44 members in the 68-member Assembly.
The opposition Congress has 21 members, Independents two and CPI-M one member.
The seat will fall vacant at the end of term of Congress member Viplove Thakur on April 2.
Goswami (53) is a former president of the Himachal Pradesh Mahila Morcha. She unsuccessfully contested the Assembly elections in 2017 from Palampur in Kangra district.