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Delhi Assembly polls: BJP names 62 candidates in 1st list

Delhi Assembly polls: BJP names 62 candidates in 1st list

India Blooms News Service | 20 Jan 2015, 01:53 pm
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IBNS) Besides naming former-top cop-turned politician Kiran Bedi as their Chief Ministerial nominee, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named 62 candidates in its first list of candidate for the Delhi Assembly polls.

The party has  fielded Nupur Sharma to take on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal from the crucial New Delhi seat.

The list also includes the names of new members like Krishna Tirath and Vinod Kumar Binny.

The former Congress leader Tirath has been fielded from the Patel Nagar seat.

Binny will fight the polls from Patparganj. The former BJP MLA had joined the BJP on Sunday.

Bedi will contest the polls from the Krishna Nagar seat.

The announcement was made after the BJP’s  parliamentary board meeting here which was attended by the top leaders of the party.

"Meeting was attended by Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs and all the members of the Central Election Committee of the BJP," the BJP said in a press release.

After being named as the BJP's CM candidate, Bedi said: "I will like to thank the party leadership...We will create a beautiful Delhi."
 

Delhi Assembly polls: BJP names 62 candidates in 1st list

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