New Delhi: The BJP declared the first list of the names of its candidates for the out of 200 seats in Rajasthan assembly on Sunday. Chief Minister Vasundhara will contest elections from his traditional seat of Raje Jhalapatane. Party senior leader J. P.Neda announced the names after the meeting with the BJP Central Election Committee. Apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, the other leaders also attended the meeting. Raje joined the meeting.
The party has also raised its Lok Sabha MP Sona Ram Chaudhary in the assembly elections and has given tickets to 12 women. Nadda said that the party has given tickets to 25 new faces. BJP sources said that 85 existing MLAs have been given place in the first list.
Home minister Gulabchand Katariya from Udaipur, Churu to Rajendra Rathore, Choku to Ashok resultant, Arun Chaturvedi has been ticketed to Civil Lines, Vasudev Devawanani, Ajmer North, Atul Bhansali to Jodhpur and Sidhi Kumar from Bikaner East.
Banwar Lal Lal Singh’s party has torn the ticket from Alwar. Singhal has been the MLA twice. BJP District President Sanjay Sharma has been nominated from this seat. The ticket of MLA Kanwarlal Meena, MLA from Manoharthana has been cut.
The BJP has not given a ticket to a Muslim candidate. From Nagaur, the party has cut the ticket of current legislator Habibur Rahman, and has taken another candidate from there. Another Muslim candidate Yunus Khan, who is considered as the specialist of Vasundhara and is also the Transport Minister of the state. They have not been given tickets. Yunus is the MLA from the DDWANA, but the name is not the name of Debwan. There are also tickets of Sundar Lal received the status of Minister Surendra Goyal Nand Lal Meena and Cabinet Minister.
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Nadda told the reporters, “Those candidates named for all the seats were present in the meeting. The names of other candidates will be announced soon. “After registering the victory in the sub-elections in the state in recent years, BJP has got a lot of challenge from the Congress, which has been reunited to re-establish its land again.
Even in many election pre-surveys, the Congress has been shown taking the edge over the BJP in the state, although the BJP claims that the opposition is ready to compete. Under the leadership of Vasundhara Raje, the party won the 163 seats in the 200 Assembly constituencies in 2013, which was the worst hit by the Congress in the state.