This Article is From Apr 30, 2014

Key Contestant: LK Advani

Key Contestant: LK Advani

File Photo of senior BJP leader LK Advani

Former deputy prime minister L K Advani, 86, is hoping to win his sixth term in the Lok Sabha from the Gujarat capital. He wanted to shift to Bhopal, but had to settle for the Gujarat capital eventually. He was the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in 2009, when the party's strength in the Lok Sabha dropped to 116 from 139. He first entered Parliament in 1970, when he was elected to the Rajya Sabha.

Constituency: Gandhinagar
Party: BJP
Age: 86
Education: Graduate Professional
Assets: Rs 75,915,276