Rajya Sabha Elections will be held for three seats in the state Gujarat on August 8. Amit Shah, who is a five-term legislator in the Gujarat assembly is all set to contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. The BJP is also planning to re-nominate union minister Smriti Irani, whose term ends next month. The BJP has not yet mentioned the name of a third candidate for the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. Ahmed Patel, political advisor to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. is likely to contest for Rajya Sabha seat.