November 20, 2017 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) today while campaigning for Gujarat State Assembly elections 2017 announced the names of 28 candidates in its third list. It is said that the list consist of prominent names like of sitting MLA and Assembly Speaker Raman Vora and sitting MLA (Akota constituency) and former cabinet Minister Saurabh Patel.
While Mr Vora will contest from the Scheduled Caste (SC) seat of Dasada and Mr Patel will contest from Botad, from where he contested in the previous term as well.
Meanwhile, the Congress on Sunday had released the first list of its 77 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly election with senior leaders from the state Shaktisinh Gohil and Arjun Modhwadia getting tickets for the crucial election, media reports said.
Gujarat has been under the BJP’s rule for over two decades. The election will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The first phase will cover 89 constituencies in 19 districts, and the second phase 93 seats in 14 districts, and the result will be announced on December 18, notes NDTV.