BJP Declares Remaining 4 Candidates for Delhi Assembly Poll

BJP declared its remaining four candidates for the February 7 Delhi Assembly elections and left four other seats for its ally Shiromani Akali Dal.

Published: 21st January 2015 09:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st January 2015 09:57 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: BJP declared its remaining four candidates for the February 7 Delhi Assembly elections, feilding Rakesh Gulia against President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee of Congress from Greater Kailash seat, and left four other seats for its ally Shiromani Akali Dal.

BJP had yesterday declared a total of 62 candidates for the 70 assembly seats in Delhi assembly.

The Central Election Committee has decided to field Sanjay Singh from Vikaspur Assembly seat, Nandani Sharma from Malviya Nagar, Sarita Chaudhary from Mehrauli and Rakesh Gulia from Greater Kailash constituency for the elections, BJP general secretary J P Nadda said in a statement.

BJP has left Rajouri Garden, Hari Nagar, Kalkaji and Shahdara for Akali Dal which also announced its candidates today.

Avtar Singh Hit will contest from Hari Nagar, Harmeet Singh Kalka from Kalkaji, Jatinder Singh Shunty from Shahdara and Manjinder Singh Sirsa from Rajouri Garden for Akali Dal.

SAD Delhi unit chief Manjit Singh GK told PTI that the party candidate from Rajouri Garden Manjinder Singh will contest on SAD symbol while the remaining three party nominees will contest on BJP's Lotus symbol.

In the last assembly polls in Delhi, SAD had contested four seats, two of which were contested on their own symbol.

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