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Hi please help me out i want to get selected text from DDL in MVC3

Here is the follwing code

In model
public SelectList Ddl { get; set; }
       public List<SelectListItem> SelectedValue { get; set; }

In controler for filling the DDL
 
 public ActionResult Create()
        {
 
<pre>
        InsertEmp obj = new InsertEmp();
        SqlConnection con = GetConnection.GetDbConnection();
        SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("select text,value from gender", con);
        SqlDataAdapter da = new SqlDataAdapter(cmd);
        DataTable dt = new DataTable();
        da.Fill(dt);
        Dictionary&lt;string,&gt; items = new Dictionary&lt;string,&gt;();
        foreach (DataRow dr in dt.Rows)
        {
            items.Add(dr["Value"].ToString(), dr["text"].ToString());
        }
        obj.Ddl = new SelectList(items, "Key", "Value");
        return View(obj);
    }</pre>

while i am trying to insert selected value i am getting null(in controler)
[HttpPost]
        public ActionResult Create(MVCTOSQL.Models.InsertEmp insEmp)
        {
            if (ModelState.IsValid)
            {
                string empName = insEmp.EmpName;
 
<pre>
            SqlConnection con = GetConnection.GetDbConnection();
            SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("pInsEmpDetail", con);
            cmd.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure;
            cmd.Parameters.Add("@EmpName", SqlDbType.VarChar, 50).Value = insEmp.EmpName;
            cmd.Parameters.Add("@EmpFName", SqlDbType.VarChar, 50).Value = insEmp.EmpFName;
            cmd.Parameters.Add("@MartialStatus", SqlDbType.VarChar, 50).Value = insEmp.MartialStatus;
            cmd.Parameters.Add("@Sex", SqlDbType.VarChar, 50).Value =insEmp.SelectedValue;
            cmd.Parameters.Add("@Desig", SqlDbType.VarChar, 50).Value = insEmp.Desig;
            cmd.Parameters.Add("@Address", SqlDbType.VarChar, 50).Value = insEmp.Address;
            cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
 
        }
        return View(insEmp);
    }</pre>

In view:
<table><tbody><tr><td style="width:80%;text-align:left">
@Html.DropDownList("SelectedValue", (SelectList)Model.Ddl)
</td></tr></tbody></table>

Please help me out.
Posted 3-Nov-12 18:43pm
Edited 3-Nov-12 21:09pm
v2

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Solution 1

  Chnage the DataType of SelectedValue From List<selectlistitem> to string
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