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Business News/ Politics / News/  Lok Sabha BJP List 2024: Hema Malini gets BJP ticket from Mathura for upcoming polls
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Lok Sabha BJP List 2024: Hema Malini gets BJP ticket from Mathura for upcoming polls

Lok Sabha BJP List 2024: Veteran Bollywood actor and MP Hema Malini received BJP's ticket from Mathura for the upcoming General elections 2024

Hema Malini, who won the Lok Sabha seat from Mathura in previous LS polls has received ticket for election in 2024 by the BJPPremium
Hema Malini, who won the Lok Sabha seat from Mathura in previous LS polls has received ticket for election in 2024 by the BJP

Lok Sabha BJP List 2024: Bhartiya Janata Party repeated veteran Bollywood actor and present MP Hema Malini from Mathura for the upcoming polls, revealing the party's first LS candidate list released on Saturday. Hema Malini has been contesting elections from the Mathura seat since 2014. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight again from Varanasi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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The saffron party also repeated Ajay Mishra Teni, Mahesh Sharma, SPS Baghel, and Sakshi Maharaj from Uttar Pradesh in LS polls. 

Top names included in the BJP candidate list for Lok Sabha

The ruling party, BJP, on Saturday, released its first list of 195 candidates who will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The saffron party named 34 Union ministers including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Smriti Irani in the first list.

According to the list, the former minister as well as Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will fight again from Kota in Rajasthan. Whereas, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will contest the election from Vidisha.

The list also includes Union Ministers nominated by the BJP for Lok Sabha, including  Mansukh Mandaviya, Jitendra Singh, Sarbananda Sonowal, Gajendra Shekhawat, Bhupender Yadav, G Kishan Reddy, Kiren Rijiju, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Arjun Ram Meghwal and Arjun Munda.

The Lok Sabha candidate list for the BJP included a total of 28 women and 47 young leaders, said BJP National General Secretary Vinod Tawde. The first list of the candidates features BJP's contestants for 51 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 20 in West Bengal and five in Delhi.

Ahead of the elections, the BJP dropped major names from its candidate list for Delhi and Bhopal. In the national capital, the party made major changes with Ramesh Bidhuri, Parvesh Verma, Meenakshi Lekhi and Harsh Vardhan being dropped from their respective seats. Sadhvi Pragya Thakur was also dropped from her Bhopal seat.

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Published: 02 Mar 2024, 07:02 PM IST
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