BJP issues its 1st list with 131 candidates for assembly polls in Rajasthan

BJP has declared the names of 131 candidates out 200 seats for Rajasthan assembly elections to be held on December 7.

The names of candidates were declared after BJP Central Election Committee meeting held in New Delhi late last evening.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah and other senior leaders of Party attended the meet.

Among the list of candidates, 85 sitting MLAs have been given ticket, while 25 new faces too have been included in the list. 12 women candidates have been given ticket. 17 candidates belong to SC community while 19 belong to ST community.

Addressing a press conference, Union health minister and senior BJP leader JP Nadda said that efforts have been made to represent all section of society.

The election process for filling the 200 seats in the House in Rajasthan will begin today with issuance of the notification and start of filing of nominations.

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