BJP releases 2nd list for Lok Sabha polls: ML Khattar, Anurag Thakur, Piyush Goyal among candidates. Check full list

  • The Bharatiya Janata Party has named 72 more candidates for Lok Sabha polls. Anurag Thakur, Manohar Lal Khattar, Piyush Goyal and Anil Baluni are included in the second list.

Written By Sayantani Biswas
Updated13 Mar 2024, 09:49 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: In the list of 72 names, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Wadiyar of the erstwhile Mysore royal family has replaced Pratap Simha for the Mysore Lok Sabha seat.
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: In the list of 72 names, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Wadiyar of the erstwhile Mysore royal family has replaced Pratap Simha for the Mysore Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday, March 13 released its second list of candidates for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. The party has named 72 more candidates including Anurag Thakur, former Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Basavaraj Bommai, Piyush Goyal, and Anil Baluni.

Also Read: Catch LIVE updates on BJP Lok Sabha Poll List

Tejaswi Surya, the party's youth wing chief, is fielded from Bangalore South, and former Karnataka chief minister Basavraj Bommai will contest from Haveri. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur is set to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh.

Also Read: Nitin Gadkari to contest Lok Sabha polls from Nagpur

BJP chief spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni has been fielded from Garhwal in Uttarakhand. In Delhi, the party has fielded two new candidates -- Harsh Malhotra from East Delhi and Yogendra Chandolia from North West Delhi.

Also Read: Yaduveer Krishnadatta Wadiyar of Mysore royal family to contest on BJP ticket

In the list of 72 names, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Wadiyar of the erstwhile Mysore royal family has replaced Pratap Simha for the Mysore Lok Sabha seat.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India Nitin Gadkari is set to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Nagpur. Further, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi is set to contest the upcoming elections from the Dharwad seat in Karnataka.

Also Read: Anurag Thakur gets BJP ticket from Hamirpur seat

Notably, former chief minister of Karnataka and influential Lingayat leader BS Yediyurappa's son BY Raghavendra will contest from Shimoga.

The BJP's second list re-nominates three Union ministers and three chief ministers. It also features candidates from 11 states and union territories across India.

NAMES OF LOK SABHA CONSTITUENCYSTATESNAME OF BJP CANDIDATE
Dadar and Nagar HaveliDadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & DiuKalaben Delkar
East DelhiDelhiHarsh Malhotra
North West DelhiDelhiYogendra Chandolia
SabarkanthaGujaratBhikaji Dudhaji Thakor
Ahmedabad EastGujaratHasmukhbhai Somabhai Patel
BhavnagarGujaratNimuben Bambhania
VadodaraGujaratRanjanben Dhananjay Bhatt
Chhota UdaipurGujaratJashubhai Bhilubhai Rathwa
SuratGujaratMukeshbhai CHandrkant Dalal
ValsadGujaratDhawal Patel
AmbalaHaryanaBanto Kataria
SirsaHaryanaAshok Tanwar
KarnalHaryanaManohar Lal Khattar
Bhiwani-MahendragarhHaryanaChaudhary Dharambir Singh
GurgaonHaryanaRao Inderjit Singh Yadav
FaridabadHaryanaKrishan Pal Gurjar
HarimpurHimachal PradeshAnurag Singh Thakur
ShimlaHimachal PradeshSuresh Kumar Kashyap
ChikkodiKarnatakaAnnasaheb Shankar Jolle
BagalkotKarnatakaPC Gaddigoudar
BijapurKarnatakaRamesh Jigajinagi
GulbargaKarnatakaUmesh G Jadhav
BidarKarnatakaBhagwanth Khuba
KoppalKarnatakaBasavraj Kyavator
BellaryKarnatakaB Sriramulu
HaveriKarnatakaBasavaraj Bommai
DharwadKarnatakaPralhad Joshi
DavanagereKarnatakaGayathri Siddeshwara
ShimogaKarnatakaBY Raghavendra
Udupi ChikmagalurKarnatakaKota Srinivas Poojary
Dakshina KannadaKarnatakaCapt. Brijesh Chowta
TumkurKarnatakaV Somanna
MysoreKarnatakaYaduveer Krishnadatta Wadiyar
ChamarajanagarKarnatakaS Balaraja
Bangalore RuralKarnatakaCN Manjunath
Bangalore NorthKarnatakaKumari Shobha Karandlaje
Bangalore CentralKarnatakaPC Mohan
Bangalore SouthKarnatakaTejasvi Surya
BalaghatMadhya PradeshBharti Pardhi
ChhindwaraMadhya PradeshVivek ‘Bunty’ Sahu
UjjainMadhya PradeshAmil Firoziya
DharMadhya PradeshSavitri Thakur
IndoreMadhya PradeshShankar Lalwani
NandurbarMaharashtraHeena Vijaykumar Gavit
DhuleMaharashtraSubhash Ramrao Bhamre
JalgaonMaharashtraSmita Wagh
RaverMaharashtraRaksha Nikhil Khadase
AkolaMaharashtraAnup Dhotre
WardhaMaharashtraRamdas Chandrabhanji Tadas
NagpurMaharashtraNitin Jairam Gadkari
ChandrapurMaharashtraSudhir Mungantiwar
NandedMaharashtraPrataprao Patil Chikhalikar
JalnaMaharashtraRaosaheb Dadarao Danve
DindoriMaharashtraBharti Pravin Pawar
BhiwandiMaharashtraKapil Moreshwar Patil
Mumbai NorthMaharashtraPiyush Goyal
Mumbai North EastMaharashtraMihir Kotecha
PuneMaharashtraMurlidhar Kidan Mohol
AhmadnagarMaharashtraSujay Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil
BeedMaharashtraPankaja Munde
LaturMaharashtraSudhakar Tukaram Shrangare
Madha MaharashtraRanjeetsinha Hindurao Naik-Nimbalkar
SangliMaharashtraSanjaykaka Patil
AdilabadTelanganaGodam Nagesh
PeddapalleTelanganaGomasa Srinavas
MedakTelanganaMadavaneni Raghunandan Rao
MahbubnagarTelanganaDK Aruna
NalgondaTelanganaSaida Reddy
MahabubabadTelanganaAzmeera Seetaram Naik
Tripura EastTripuraMaharani Kriti Singh Debbarma
GarhwalUttarakhandAnil Baluni 
HardwarUttarakhandTrivendra Singh Rawat

Four leaders from other parties who switched over to the saffron party at the eleventh hour were included in the second list of candidates released by the BJP on Wednesday. Former BRS leaders -- Seetaram Naik, Shanampudi Saidireddy and Godam Nagesh – and Congress leader Gomasa Srinivas joined the BJP on March 10.

Also Read: Former CMs Manohar Lal Khattar, Basavaraj Bommai and TS Rawat feature in 2nd list

The list also declared names for the two remaining seats in Uttarakhand. Former chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat will contest from Haridwar and former Rajya Sabha MP and party's national media in-charge Anil Baluni from Garhwal (Pauri).

Also Read: Piyush Goyal set to make poll debut

Earlier this month, the BJP had announced its first list of more than 190 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, due in April-May. With the second list, the BJP has now declared 267 names for the upcoming general election.

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First Published:13 Mar 2024, 09:49 PM IST
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