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BJP Lok Sabha candidates new list: Abhijit Das to face TMC's Abhishek Banerjee in Diamond Harbour

Apr 16, 2024 01:59 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list: Abhijit Das to face TMC's Abhishek Banerjee in Diamond Harbour.

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday announced seven more candidates for Lok Sabha elections, scheduled to begin with its first of the seven phases on April 19. The saffron party has fielded Abhijit Das to take on Trinamool heavyweight and Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee in Diamond Harbour.

BJP supporters during a public meeting for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. (PTI PHOTO)
BJP supporters during a public meeting for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. (PTI PHOTO)

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The BJP's latest candidate list for the upcoming elections fielded Udayanraje Bhosale, a descendant of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji, to contest from Satara, Maharashtra.

In Punjab, while Union minister Som Parkash was dropped from Hoshiarpur, his wife Anita Som Parkash will fight from the constituency. Notably, former IAS officer Parampal Kaur Sidhu joins the fray from Bathinda.

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Uttar Pradesh witnessed changes too, with Vishwadeep Singh and Shashank Mani Tripathi stepping in for Firozabad and Deoria, respectively, replacing sitting MPs.

With this, the ruling party has now announced candidates for nearly 430 seats.

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BP 12th list for Lok Sabha elections 2024

1. Satara, Maharashtra: Udayanraje Bhonsle

2. Khadoor Sahib, Punjab: Manjeet Singh Manna Miawind

3. Hoshiarpur (SC), Punjab: Anita Som Parkash

4. Bathinda, Punjab: Parampal Kaur Sidhu, IAS

5. Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh: Thakur Vishwadeep Singh

6. Deoria, Uttar Pradesh: Shashank Mani Tripathi

7. Diamond Harbour, West Bengal: Abhijit Das (Bobby)

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