The polls were held for five states.
Among eighteen candidates, liquor baron Vijay Mallya's name stands alone since he is the only independent candidate.
Mallya won from Karnataka with 27 votes with support of the Janata Dal-Secular and the BJP.
Text: Sify News Desk
Image: Industrialist Vijay Mallya celebrates his win in the Rajya Sabha elections with supporters in Bangalore on Thursday, June 17, 2010. (Photograph copyright PTI)