BJP list of candidates 2021: DECLARED! Check latest names, vidhan sabha constituencies for West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam elections
BJP list of bengal, assam, tamil nadu, kerala candidates 2021: In a major development, the BJP on Sunday announced its star-studded list of candidates, which included a Union Minister and several MPs, for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam.
BJP list of bengal, assam, tamil nadu, kerala candidates 2021: In a major development, the BJP on Sunday announced its star-studded list of candidates, which included a Union Minister and several MPs, for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam. The party released names of 112 candidates for Kerala, where it will be contesting in 115 out of 140 Assembly seats, 17 names for Assam and 63 candidates for the third and fourth phase of elections in West Bengal.
Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters the party general secretary Arun Singh announced the names of candidate and said in all the poll-bound states environment is in favour of the BJP.
BJP West Bengal Elections Candidates List 2021
In West Bengal, the BJP has fielded former chief economic adviser to the government Ashok Lahiri from the Alipurduar seat, Union Minister Babul Supriyo from Tollygunge, and Swapan Dasgupta from the Tarakeshwar Assembly segment.
Actor-turned-politician and sitting MP Locket Chatterjee has been fielded from Chunchura and another MP Nishit Parmanik from Dinhata. Also, a number of film personalities have been nominated as candidates in the high-stakes battle for West Bengal.
The BJP on Sunday named several Union Ministers, MPs and actors as its candidates in the West Bengal Assembly polls.
For the high octane polls, the party has fielded Union Minister Supriyo Babul from Tollygunge, actor-turned-politician and Lok Sabha member Locket Chatterjee from Churchura, journalist and MP Swapan Dasgupta from Tarakeshwar, and noted economist Ashok Lahiri from Alipurduar.
Releasing the list of candidates at a press conference here, BJP national General Secretary Arun Singh said that the names were finalised in the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting, chaired by party chief J.P. Nadda and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi among others, held on Saturday.
Singh said a wave of "Poribortan" clearly visible in West Bengal and the BJP will form the government by winning over 200 seats.
Sitting Lok Sabha member from Coochbehar, Nishit Pramanik will contest the Dinhata assembly constituency as per BJP list of candidates for 27 seats going for poll in the third phase and 36 for phase four.
Former Trinamool Congress Minister Rajib Banerjee will contest from his present Domjur seat.
Renowned oncologist Dr Indranil Khan has been fielded from Kasba Assembly seat.
The BJP has fielded actors Tanushree Chakraborty from Shyampur, Anjana Basu from Sonarpur Dakshin, Payal Sarkar from Behala Purba and Yash Dasgupta from Chanditala assembly constituency.
Elections for the 294-member West Bengal Assembly will be held in eight phases between March 27 to April 29. Counting of votes will take place on May 2.
BJP Kerala Elections Candidates List 2021
A similar trend was visible in Kerala, where the BJP fielded 'metroman' E Sreedharan from Palakkad and former Union Minister KJ Alphons from the Kanjirappally assembly seat.
BJP Tamil Nadu Elections Candidates List 2021
For Tamil Nadu, it announced actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar as its candidate from the Thousand Lights Assembly seat. The BJP's women cell chief Vanathi Srinivasan has been fielded against noted filmstar Kamal Haasan from Coimbatore South seat.
BJP Assam Elections Candidates List 2021
In Assam, Hasinara Khatun has been fielded from Baghbar and Suman Haripriya from Hajo Assembly constituency.
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