Union Minister and senior BJP leader J P Nadda, while announcing the list further added that “V K Singh to contest form Ghaziabad, Mahesh Sharma from Gautam Buddh Nagar, Hema Malini from Mathura and Smriti Irani from Amethi.”
Further adding to the list, Nadda said, "Subhash Bhamre to contest from Dhule, Hansraj Ahir from Chandrapur, Poonam Mahajan from Mumbai North Central."
In the 182 list of candidates, BJP also released the statewise members like in West Bengal, "JP Nadda: Babul Supriyo will contest from Asanasol, Rahul Sinha from Kolkata North and CK Bose from Kolkata South."
And in Tamil Nadu, where BJP is set to contest on five Lok Sabha seats, the list is as follows: 1. Tuticorin- Tamilisai Soundararajan 2. Coimbatore- C P Radhakrishnan 3. Sivaganga- H Raja 4. Kanyakumari- Pon Radhakrishnan 5. Ramanathapuram- Nainar Nagendran
Union Minister and BJP leader J P Nadda: 182 candidates will be declared today, PM Modi to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, Rajnath Singh from Lucknow, Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur. pic.twitter.com/KwRjH6s0Ri— ANI (@ANI) March 21, 2019