Delhi Assembly Poll: BJP Declares Second List of Candidates

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Delhi Assembly Poll: BJP Declares Second List of Candidates

The BJP had on Monday declared a total of 62 candidates for the 70 assembly seats in Delhi assembly. (Associated Press)


New Delhi:  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday night declared its remaining four candidates for the February 7 Delhi Assembly elections, feilding Rakesh Gulia against President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee of Congress from Greater Kailash seat, and left four other seats for its ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).
    
The BJP had on Monday declared a total of 62 candidates for the 70 assembly seats in Delhi assembly.

The Central Election Committee has decided to field Sanjay Singh from Vikaspur Assembly seat, Nandani Sharma from Malviya Nagar, Sarita Chaudhary from Mehrauli and Rakesh Gulia from Greater Kailash constituency for the elections, BJP general secretary JP Nadda said in a statement.

BJP has left Rajouri Garden, Hari Nagar, Kalkaji and Shahdara for Akali Dal which also announced its candidates on Tuesday.

Avtar Singh Hit will contest from Hari Nagar, Harmeet Singh Kalka from Kalkaji, Jatinder Singh Shunty from Shahdara and Manjinder Singh Sirsa from Rajouri Garden for Akali Dal.

SAD Delhi unit chief Manjit Singh GK said that the party candidate from Rajouri Garden Manjinder Singh will contest on SAD symbol while the remaining three party nominees will contest on BJP's Lotus symbol.

In the last assembly polls in Delhi, the SAD had contested four seats, two of which were contested on their own symbol.

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