2019 Indian general election: List of 28 candidates released by BJP
The BJP released its list of 24 candidates for the 2019 Indian general election on Saturday. Apart from this, the party has announced the names of two candidates for two candidates for the Odisha Legislative Assembly elections and two candidates for the bye-elections of Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) and Uttarasan (Uttar Pradesh).
In the BJP’s new list, Anurag Sharma has been replaced by Union minister Uma Bharti as Jhansi candidate. Bharti had already announced that he would not contest elections. The list includes eight candidates in Haryana, four in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan and three to three candidates in Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.
The party has announced its candidates for one seat in West Bengal and Odisha.
So far, the party has declared 407 candidates. The 2019 Indian general election for seven phases will start from 11th April to 19th May. The votes will be counted on May 23.
Let us know that Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the election rally in Odisha on Saturday. Meanwhile, PM Modi said that in this Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, BJP will defeat both Congress and BJD. PM Modi said in a Twitter post earlier in his election rally in the state, “Odisha elections will surprise the whole country. BJP will win the election with seats in the record number. The people of Odisha will reject both the BJD and the Congress.
Addressing the public, PM Modi said that, I was told that for the first time a Prime Minister of the country has come to Sundargarh. But even today no prime minister has come here, today, the Prime Minister of Odisha has come to take blessings from his bosses.