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Nomination of 8 candidates cancelled for Gautam Buddh Nagar LS seat

ANI | Updated: Mar 26, 2019 19:21 IST

Gautam Buddh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 26 (ANI): A total of 13 candidates are now in the fray for the Gautam Buddh Nagar parliamentary constituency after nomination papers of eight leaders aspiring to contest Lok Sabha elections were cancelled on Tuesday.
The leaders whose nominations have been cancelled include Aam Adami Party candidate Riya Sharma. Her nomination was rejected due to insufficient proposers.
The list comprises Rashtriya Ulama Council candidate Ikhlaque, Bharatiya Bhaichara Party candidate Surendra and Swatantra Janata Party’s Brijesh Kori.
The candidature of four independents has also been denied for different reasons. These independent candidates are – Sunil Gautam, Shubhash Chandra Goyal, Jagdish, and Aadesh Tyagi.  
The Gautam Buddh Nagar seat will go to polls in the first phase of the elections on April 11. (ANI)