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Gujarat elections: BJP releases second list of candidates

BJP has announced 106 candidates for elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14.

assembly elections Updated: Nov 18, 2017 23:53 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi on November 15, 2017.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

The BJP on Saturday released its second list of 36 candidates for the next month’s Gujarat assembly elections.

With this, the party has announced 106 candidates for elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14.

In the list, there are 13 ST candidates and two SC candidates.

On Friday, the party had announced 70 candidates, including chief minister Vijay Rupani, deputy chief minister Nitin Patel and state party chief Jitu Vaghani.

Of the 70, 15 are Patels, 18 OBCs, three SCs and 11 STs.

First Published: Nov 18, 2017 21:36 IST