Senior BSP leader Satish Misra and six others on Friday filed their nomination papers from Uttar Pradesh for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha scheduled for June 17.
Accompanied by senior BSP leaders, Satish Misra and others filed their nomination papers before the returning officer and principal secretary Vidhan Sabha Pradeep Dubey.
Besides Misra, others who filed their papers are Ambed Rajan, S P Singh Baghel, Jugal Kishore, Narendra Kashyap, Mohd Salim Ansari and Rajpal Saini.
Senior ministers Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Swami Prasad Maurya and Babu Singh Kushwaha were present on the occasion.
Prominent leaders, whose term expires on July 4 include Jaya Bachchan, Arun Shourie, Bhagwati Singh and Satish Chandra Mishra.
BSP, which earlier had only two members, in the Upper House, has decided to field candidates on seven of 11 seats this time.
SP has fielded two candidates, BJP one and Congress one besides, seven of the BSP.