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Narendra Modi, Amit Shah attend key meet as BJP deliberates on candidates for Lok Sabha elections 2019

The BJP on Saturday deliberated on finalising the names of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, particularly for constituencies where polling will be held in the first phase.

india Updated: Mar 17, 2019 08:47 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah during the BJP Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (PTI file photo)

The BJP on Saturday deliberated on finalising the names of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, particularly for constituencies where polling will be held in the first phase.

The names were discussed at the party’s central election committee attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party Amit Shah.

Sources said the discussion was held on seats in Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Telangana, Uttarakhand and the seven northeastern states.

The Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and continue for over a month till May 19 across seven phases, followed by counting of votes on May 23.

First Published: Mar 17, 2019 08:45 IST