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BJP Lok Sabha candidates list Highlights: Shivraj to contest from Vidisha

Lok sabha election 2024 BJP candidates live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union minister Amit Shah were among 195 candidates announced in BJP's first list.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting, at the party headquarters, in New Delhi on Thursday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda are also present.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting, at the party headquarters, in New Delhi on Thursday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda are also present.

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday announced the first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The candidates announcement comes days after the BJP held its central election committee meeting to finalise the candidates. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be contesting from Varanasi for the third time, having earlier represented the constituency in 2014 and 2019. The other big names featuring in the list of 195 candidates include Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Mansukh Mandaviya, Smriti Irani, Bhupender Yadav, Kiren Rijiju, Dr. Jitendra Singh and others. The BJP also changed four out of five seats in Delhi, fielding late Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri from New Delhi. The BJP dropped Harsh Vardhan and Meenakshi Lekhi from Chandni Chowk and New Delhi respectively....Read More

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Mar 2, 2024 7:45 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: ‘Will work towards achieving Viksit Bharat’, says Shivraj Chouhan

“...We will work towards achieving 'Viksit Bharat' under the leadership of PM Modi. It is a very balanced list of candidates, in which youth, women, and others have been given a chance to work,” says Shivraj Chouhan on being announced as BJP candidate from Vidisha.

Mar 2, 2024 7:27 PM IST

Anil Antony, Rajeev Chandrasekhar BJP's dark horse for 'double digit' in Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently said the BJP is aiming at a two-digit number in Kerala where at present the party has no Lok Sabha MP. On Saturday, as the first list of the candidates was announced, the BJP placed its hidden cards in Kerala -- Anil Antony to contest from Pathanamthitta and Rajeev Chandrasekhar from Thiruvananthapuram. Dig deeper

Mar 2, 2024 7:22 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP workers celebrate in Varanasi on PM Modi's candidature for the third time

BJP workers are celebrating in Varanasi after it was announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from this constituency for the third time.

Mar 2, 2024 7:16 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar fielded from Balurghat

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar fielded from Balurghat. BJP leader Saumitra Khan has been fielded from Bishnupur

Mar 2, 2024 7:04 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar to contest from Thiruvananthapuram, likely to face Cong's Shashi Tharoor

Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar to contest on BJP ticket from Thiruvananthapuram, likely to contest against incumbent MP Shashi Tharoor of Congress

Mar 2, 2024 6:59 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP repeats Union minister Jitendra Singh from Udhampur, Jugal Kishore from Jammu

BJP repeats union minister Dr Jitendra Singh and sitting MP Jugal Kishore from Udhampur and Jammu parliamentary seats

Mar 2, 2024 6:56 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP drops Pragya Thakur, Alok Sharma to contest from Bhopal

BJP leader Alok Sharma to contest from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh; Pragya Singh Thakur dropped

Mar 2, 2024 6:49 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Union minister Smriti Irani to contest from Amethi

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Union minister Smriti Irani to contest from Amethi

Mar 2, 2024 6:48 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Actor-politician Hema Malini fielded again from Mathura

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Actor-politician Hema Malini fielded from Mathura for the third time

Mar 2, 2024 6:46 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Union ministers Arjun Meghwal and Bhupender Yadav in fray

In Rajasthan, BJP fields Union ministers Arjun Meghwal and Bhupendra Yadav from Bikaner and Alwar respectively. Speaker Om Birla will contest from Kota.

Mar 2, 2024 6:44 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Amit Shah to contest from Gandhinagar again, Mansukh Mandaviya from Porbandar

BJP announces 15 seats from Gujarat; Amit Shah to contest from Gandhinagar and Mansukhbhai Mandaviya to contest from Porbandar

Mar 2, 2024 6:43 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan to contest from Vidisha

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan will contest from Vidisha

Mar 2, 2024 6:42 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Jyotiraditya Scindia to contest from Guna

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to contest from Guna in Madhya Pradesh.

Mar 2, 2024 6:38 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri fielded from New Delhi

BJP announces candidates for five seats in Delhi

Praveen Khandelwal ( Chandni Chowk)
Manoj Tiwari North East Delhi
Bansuri Swaraj ( New Delhi)
Kamalkit Sehrawat ( West Delhi)
Ramvir Bidhuri (South Delhi)

Mar 2, 2024 6:35 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: Kiren Rijiju and Sarbananda Sonowal among Union ministers in poll fray

Union minister Kiren Rijiju to contest from Arunachal West seat, Sarbananda Sonowal to contest from Dibrugarh in Assam

Mar 2, 2024 6:33 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: 28 women, 47 young leaders among 195 candidates

Twenty-eight women, 47 young leaders in BJP's first list of Lok Sabha candidates for 16 states and Union Territories

Mar 2, 2024 6:31 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: 51 out of 80 UP seats, 24 candidates from MP being announced

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: 51 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh will be announced. Add to this, candidates in 24 out of 29 seats in Madhya Pradesh are being announced.

Mar 2, 2024 6:29 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: 34 Union ministers feature in BJP list

BJP general secretary Vinod Tawde says 195 candidates include 34 central ministers.

Mar 2, 2024 6:28 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

PM Modi will contest from Varanasi

Mar 2, 2024 6:25 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: ‘Fir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar’, says BJP's Vinod Tawde

BJP general secretary Vinod Tawde says,"Over the past few days we targeted to expand our presence in more states."

Mar 2, 2024 6:21 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP leaders seated, presser to begin anytime now

The presser begins. BJP leaders Vinod Tawde, Jay Panda among leaders seated.

Mar 2, 2024 6:13 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP bigwigs may feature in first list

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: It is expected that several big names including Prime Minister Narendra Modi may feature in the first candidates list. The prime minister is currently an MP from Varanasi.

Mar 2, 2024 6:08 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: After Gautam Gambhir, BJP's Jayant Sinha asks to be ‘relieved of electoral duties’

BJP MP Jayant Sinha on Saturday requested party president JP Nadda to relieve him from direct electoral duties, indicating that he does not wish to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election. According to Sinha, he wants to be relieved so that he can focus on combating global climate change. Dig deeper

Mar 2, 2024 6:04 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir asks BJP chief JP Nadda to 'relieve me of political duties'

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Saturday wrote on X that he has asked party chief JP Nadda to "relieve me of my political duties". The Delhi politician, one of the foremost critics of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, said he wants to focus on his upcoming cricket commitments. Dig deeper

Mar 2, 2024 6:03 PM IST

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP to announce first list of Lok Sabha candidates shortly

BJP Lok Sabha candidates list LIVE: BJP to announce first list of Lok Sabha candidates shortly

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