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Gujarat polls: BJP releases sixth list of 34 candidates

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 November 2017, 11:20 IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 27 November released its sixth list of 34 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections.

Out of 34 candidates, 12 are from the Patidar community.

The nominated candidates were Laljibhai Prajapati from Palanpur, Shashikantbhai Pandya from Deesa, Ashokbhai Patel from North Gandhinagar, Lavingji Thakor from Radhanpur, Jainarayanbhai Vyas from Siddhpur and others.

Today is the last date for filing nomination for the second phase of Gujarat polls.

Earlier on 24 November, the BJP released its fifth list of 13 candidates.

The party released its first list of 70 candidates on 17 November while the second list was released on November 18 which announced the nomination of 36 candidates.

The third list of 28 candidates was released on 20 November.

In the fourth list, the party named only one candidate: Piyushbhai Desai as its candidate from Navsari.

Also read: Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Congress releases 3rd list of 76 candidates

The polling for the two-phase elections in the state will take place on 9 and 14 December and votes will be counted on 18 December.

The Gujarat Assembly has 182 seats. 


First published: 27 November 2017, 11:15 IST