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BJP releases list of candidates for Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh assembly elections

In Sikkim, the BJP has released the second list with 12 candidates while the first list with six names for Arunachal Pradesh after the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting approved the lists.

india Updated: Mar 21, 2019 16:15 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah and other senior leaders during the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah and other senior leaders during the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (PTI)
         

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its list candidates for the ensuing assembly elections in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.

In Sikkim, the BJP has released the second list with 12 candidates while the first list with six names for Arunachal Pradesh after the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting approved the lists.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and all other members of the CEC.

The 60-assembly of Arunachal Pradesh will go to polls on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha poll.

The northeastern state of Sikkim will have its assembly polls on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha poll. The Sikkim legislative assembly has 32 seats.