New Delhi:The BJP on Tuesday announced a total of 29 candidates for the by-election to 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh Assembly and one seat in Telangana.
Party general secretary Arun Singh said that these names were approved in the party's central election committee meeting.
The meeting was chaired by party chief Jagat Prakash Nadda and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawarchand Gehlot.
Senior BJP spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, BJP General Secretary Organization B L Santosh and BJP Madhya Pradesh President VD Sharma were also present.
The list of candidates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly by-elections is as follows: -
Subedar Singh Rajaudha from Jaura, Aindal Singh Kansana from Sumavali, Giriraj Dandautia from Dimani, Kamlesh Jatav from Ambah , OPS Bhadoria from Mehgaon, Ranveer Singh Jatav from Gohad, Pradyuman Singh Tomar from Gwalior, Munna Lal Goyal from Gwalior East, Imrati Devi Suman from Dabra , Raksha Santram Sironia from Bhander,Jasmant Jatav Chitri from Karaira , Suresh Dhakad from Pohri, Mahendra Singh Sisodia from Bamouri and Jajpal Singh Jajji from Bungauri.
Brijendra Singh Yadav will contest from Mungaoli, Govind Singh Rajput from Surkhi, Kunwar Pradyuman Singh Lodhi from Malehra, Bisahulal Singh from Anuppur, Prabhuram Chaudhary from Sanchi , Narayan Singh Panwar from Biaora, Manoj Untwal from Agar , Manoj Chaudhary from Hatpipalya, Narayan Patel from Mandhata, Sumitra Devi Kasdekar from Nepanagar, Rajyavardhan Singh Dattigaon from Badnawar, Mr Tulsiram Silavat from Saver while Hardeep Singh Dung will fight from Suwasra.
The BJP declared M Raghunandan Rao as its candidate from the Dubbaka seat of Telangana.
Polling for these 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh and Dubbaka constituency will be held on November 3 and results will be announced after counting of votes on November 10.
Bihar Polls: BJP releases list of assembly seats it is contesting
Patna:The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), the major constituent unit of national democratic Alliance (NDA), today released the the list of 121 Assembly Constituency it is contesting in the Bihar Assembly Elections soon after announcement of the seat-sharing between BJP and JD(U), the another Alliance partner of the NDA.
The party is slated to contest Ramnagar (Reserved) , Narkatiaganj, Bagha, Lauriya, Nautan, Chanpatiya, Bettiah, of West Champaran district and Raxaul ,Sugauli, Harsiddhi (reserved), Govindganj, Kalyanpur, Pipra, Madhuban, Motihari, Chiraiya and Dhaka of East Champaran district.
BJP is contesting Riga, Bathnaha (reserved), Parihar, and Sitamarhi of Sitamarhi district, Benipatti, Khajauli, Bisfi, Madhubani, Rajnagar ( Reserved) and Jhanjharpur of Madhubani district, Chhatapur of Supaul district, Narpatganj, Forbesganj, Jokihat and Sakti of Araria district, Bahadurganj and Kishanganj of Kishanganj district, Bisfi ,Banmankhi ((reserved) and Purnia of Purnia district, Katihar, Balrampur, Pranpur and kodha (reserved ) of Katihar district and Saharsa and Simri Bakhtiyarpur of Saharsa district.(UNI)