Battle for Delhi: BJP releases 1st list of 57 candidates for Assembly elections (VIDEO)

Written by January 17, 2020 16:43

New Delhi: New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi.

BJP has named 57 candidates in its first list, fielding sitting MLA Vijender Gupta and former mayors Ravinder Gupta and Yogender Chandolia.

Currently, BJP has 3 members in the 70-member Delhi Assembly.

The list 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 the AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for New Delhi seat.

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.

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The ruling AAP has announced all its 70 candidates while Congress is yet to announce its candidates for the Delhi elections.