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Rajasthan Polls: BJP releases first list, seven MPs fielded among 41 candidates . Check list

According to the list, BJP leader Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will be contesting from Jhotwara, Diya Kumari from Vidhyadhar Nagar, Baba Balaknath from Tijara, Hansraj Meena from Sapotra and Kirodi Lal Meena to contest from Sawai Madhopur.

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BJP supporters with party flags.

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has released their first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Rajasthan. On Monday the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced that assembly polls in Rajasthan would be held on November 23, and results to the same will be declared on 3 December.

Rajsamand MP Diya Kumari, and Jaipur Rural MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore are among the seven BJP parliamentarians who will contest the Rajasthan Assembly polls. 

According to the list, BJP leader Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will be contesting from Jhotwara, Diya Kumari from Vidhyadhar Nagar, Baba Balaknath from Tijara, Hansraj Meena from Sapotra and Kirodi Lal Meena to contest from Sawai Madhopur.

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While Diya Kumari will fight the elections from Jaipur's Vidhyadhar Nagar constituency, Rathore will be contesting from Jhotwara, also in Jaipur district.

Diya Kumari is a member of the erstwhile Jaipur royal family.

BJP has fielded Bablu Chaudhury from Jhunjhunu constituency. It is one of the crucial fifteeen constituencies to watch of for during the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly polls in November. 

Jat leader Sis Ram Ola represented the constituency thrice, and his son Brijendra Ola has been winning it since 2008. Rajasthan’s first Assembly Speaker Narottam Lal (Congress) was from here. Another former Speaker, Sumitra Singh, won here six times, four of them as a Congress candidate.

Further BJP fielded Subhash Maharia in Laxmangarh. Notably, the BJP has won here only once in 2003. Rajasthan Congress president Govind Singh Dotasra, has represented the seat the seat since 2008.

A BJP spokesperson told news agency PTI that the party's central election committee has approved the names of 41 candidates.

Amid rift with former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje group of the saffron party, it is worthy noting that any BJP leader of the ex-CM faction have not been mentioned in the list yet.

Rajasthan has the 200-member assembly for which polling will take place on November 23.

 

 

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Published: 09 Oct 2023, 04:59 PM IST
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