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BJP releases first list of candidates for upcoming Punjab, Goa assembly polls

News Agencies | Updated on: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:35:38 IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released the first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls in Punjab and Goa.

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda released the BJP's first list of 17 candidates for Punjab polls and 29 candidates for Goa polls.

In Punjab, out of seventeen candidates, the number of sitting MLAs contesting are five while in Goa the number of sitting MLA contesting are eighteen out of twenty nine.

Punjab will go for polls in a single-phase on 4 February. The date of notification is January 11, the last date of nomination is 18 January, the scrutiny of nomination will take place on 19 January and the withdrawal of candidature will take place on 21 January.

The term of the legislative assembly of Punjab will expire on 18 March.

Goa will vote in a single-phase on 4 February. The date of notification is 11 January, the last date of nomination is 18 January, the scrutiny of nomination will take place on 19 January and the withdrawal of candidature will take place on 21 January.

-ANI

First published: 12 January 2017, 12:35 IST
 
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