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Delhi Assembly Elections: BJP Releases First List Of 57 Candidates, 4 Women Given Tickets

BJP Has Announced The First List Of 57 Candidates For Upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 17 Jan 2020, 05:31:51 PM
Delhi Assembly Elections: BJP Releases First List Of 57 Candidates

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New Delhi:

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has announced its first list of candidates for upcoming Delhi assembly elections. BJP on Friday released its first list of 57 candidates for the February 8 polls to the 70-member Delhi Assembly, fielding sitting MLA Vijender Gupta and former mayors Ravinder Gupta and Yogender Chandolia. Vijender Gupta, one of the three BJP candidates to win in 2015, will again fight from his Rohini seat. The list, which was released by Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, also included former AAP MLA Kapil Mishra and has 11 SC and four woman candidates. The party, however, did not name its candidate against AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday with Tiwari saying the candidate from New Delhi seat will be announced soon.

Seats/Candidates
Narela Neeldaman Khatri
Timarpur Surendra Singh Bittu
Adarsh Nagar Rajkumar Bhatiya
Badli Vijay Bhagat
Rithala Manish Chaudhary
Bawana Ravindra Kumar Indraj
Mundka Master Azad Singh
Kirari Anil Jha
Sultanpur Majra Ram Chandra Jhawariya
Mangolpuri Karamsingh Karma
Rohini Vijender Gupta
Shalimar Bagh Rekha Gupta
Shakoor Basti SC Vats
Trinagar Tilak Ram Gupta
Wazirpur Mahendra Nagpal
Model Town Kapil Mishra
Sadar Bazar Jai Prakash
Chandani Chowk Sunam Kumar Gupta
Matia Mahal Ravindra Gupta
Ballimaran Lata Sodhi
Karol Bagh Yogendra Chandoliya
Patel Nagar Pravesh Ratan
Moti Nagar Subhash Sachdeva
Madipur Kailsh Sankhla
Tilak Nagar Rajiv Babbar
Janakpuri Aashish Sood
Vikaspuri Sanjay Singh
Uttam Nagar Krishna Gehlot
Dwarka Pradhyuman Rajput
Matiala Rajesh Gehlot
Najafgarh Ajit Kharkhadi
Bijwasan Satprakash Rana
Palam Vijay Pandit
Rajendranagar Sardar RP Singh
Jangpura Sardar IS Bassi
Malviya Nagar Shailendra Singh Monty
RK Puram Anil Sharma
Chhttarpur Bramh Singh Tanwar
Deoli Arvind Kumar
Ambedkar Nagar Khushi Ram
Greater Kailash Shikha Gupta
Tughlaqabad Vikram Vidhudi
Badarpur Ramveer Singh Vidhudi
Okhla Bramh Singh
Trilok Puri Kiran Vaid
Kondli Rajkumar Dhillon
Patparganj Ravi Negi
Laxmi Nagar Abhay Kumar Verma
Vishwas Nagar OP Sharma
Gandhi Nagar Anil Vajpayee
Rohtash Nagar Jitendra Nagar
Seelampur Kaushal Mishra
Ghonda Ajay Mahawar
Babarpur Naresh Gaur
Gokulpur Ranjit Kashyap
Mushtafabad Jagdish Pradhan
Karawal Nagar Mohan Singh Bisht

Manoj Tiwari was joined by senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar at the press conference where he announced the party candidates whose names were finalised at its central election committee meeting on Thursday night. 

The ruling AAP has announced all its 70 candidates. The BJP had won only three assembly seats in the previous assembly elections, while the AAP had won 67. The elections will have triangular contest with the Congress being the third major player as political watchers believe that the BJP and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP are likely to be the main rivals in most of the seats. The voting to elect the new Delhi assembly will take place on February 8 while the results will be out on Ferbruary 11.

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First Published : 17 Jan 2020, 04:38:37 PM

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