BJP releases third list of candidates for Gujarat polls

ANI | Updated: Nov 20, 2017 15:00 IST

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], November 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its third list, consisting of 28 candidates, for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls.

The BJP announced the names of the candidates on Twitter.

Yesterday, the party had released the second list, consisting of 36 candidates, and had earlier released a first list - of 70 candidates.

Overall, the party has announced 134 candidates for election to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, which is to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14.

The names were finalised by BJP's Central Election Committee, which met on Wednesday.

The meeting, chaired by BJP president Amit Shah, was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj among others. (ANI)