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BJP Releases List Of 32 Candidates For October 21 Assembly Bypolls

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 September 2019, 03:25 PM
Bharatiya Janata Party flag (File Photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party flag (File Photo)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released the first list of 32 candidates for the upcoming October 21 bypolls to several Assembly Constituencies of different states across the country. The list includes 4 candidates from Assam, five from Kerala, ten from Uttar Pradesh, two from Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Punjab and one from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Odisha, Rajasthan and Telangana each.

"Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releases list of 32 candidates for by-elections to the Legislative Assembly Constituencies of different states," the news agency ANI reported along with the list of 36 candidates released by the Saffron fold.

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Here is the list of candidates with their respective constituencies:

State Assembly Constituency Name Of Candidates
Assam Ratabari Bijay Malakar
Assam Jania Towfiqur Rahman
Assam Rangapara Rajen Borthakur
Assam Sonari Nabanita Handique
Bihar Kishanganj Switi Singh
Chhattisgarh Chitrakot (ST) Lachuram Kashyap
Himachal Pradesh Dharamshala Vishal Nehriya
Himachal Pradesh Pachhad (SC) Reena Kashyap
Kerala Manjeshwar Raveesh Thantri Kuntar
Kerala Ernakulam CG Rajagopal
Kerala Aroor KP Prakash Babu,
Kerala Konni K Surendran
Kerala Vattiyoorkavu S Suresh
Madhya Pradesh Jhabua (ST) Bhanu Bhuriya
Meghalaya Shella (ST) Joshua Worjri
Odisha Bijepur Sanat Gadtia
Punjab Phagwara(SC) Rajesh Bagga
Punjab Mukerian Jangai Lal Mahajan
Rajasthan Mandawa  Sushila Seegda
Sikkim Martam-Rumtek Sonam Tshering Venchunga
Sikkim Gangtok  Sikkim Yong Tshering Lepcha
Telangana Huzurnagar  Kota Rama Rao
Uttar Pradesh Gangoh  Kirat Singh
Uttar Pradesh Rampur  Bharat Bhushan Gupta
Uttar Pradesh Iglas  Rajkumar Sahyogi
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Cantt Suresh Tiwari
Uttar Pradesh Govindnagar  Surendra Maithani
Uttar Pradesh Manikpur  Anand Shukla
Uttar Pradesh Zaidpur  Ambarish Rawat
Uttar Pradesh Jalalpur  Rajesh Singh
Uttar Pradesh Balha Saroj Sonkar
Uttar Pradesh Ghosi  Vijay Rajbhar

States where assembly bypolls will be held include Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Odisha and Puducherry (one seat each). The other states are Uttar Pradesh (11) Assam (4), Bihar (5), Gujarat (4), Himachal Pradesh (2), Kerala (5), Punjab (4), Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu (two each) and Sikkim (3).

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The October 21 bypoll will be held at 51 assembly seats across 17 states and Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar. The counting of votes for all the states will be taken up on October 24.

First Published: Sunday, September 29, 2019 02:30 PM
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