The party also announced the names of State Government ministers -- Swatantra Dev Singh and Mohsin Raza as its candidates for by-elections to the UP Legislative Council (MLC). The names were finalized by party's Central Election Committee.
All the BJP candidates are likely to get elected easily as the party has a majority in the State Assembly. The Election Commission (EC) had recently announced by-elections for the five MLC seats in the state. The by-elections are being held to fill up the vacancies in the Council, occurred due to resignation of sitting members. (UNI)