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Rajasthan assembly elections: BJP comes out with first list of 131 candidates

The party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) of the party held a meeting and discussed the names of candidates with national president Amit Shah on Sunday following which the list was released.

November 12, 2018, 3:44 pm

Mohanlal Gupta of Kishanpole in Jaipur being congratulated on getting the ticket from BJP.

Jaipur: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its first list of 131 candidates late night on Sunday for upcoming Rajasthan assembly elections which are scheduled on December 7. Read also: Rajasthan elections: BJP to announce second list of candidates by November 15 Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will contest from Jhalrapatan, a seat she has represented since 2003. The party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) held a meeting and discussed the names of the candidates with national president Amit Shah on Sunday following which the list was released. The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and all other members of BJP CEC. Union Minister J P Nadda announced the names addressing a press conference in Delhi. Senior party leader Nadda said that they have fielded 25 new faces this time with 85 sitting MLA’s. The first list includes 12 women, 17 scheduled Caste and 19 Scheduled Tribe candidates. There are total 200 seats. The names of 131 candidates have been announced, while the second list will come out soon. Read also: Rajasthan elections 2018: Congress to release its first list of 150 candidates today Here are all the 131 candidates fielded by BJP for upcoming elections: 1. Gurveer Singh Barad - Sadulshahar 2. Ram Pratap Kasaniya – Suratgarh 3. Balveer Luthra – Raisinghnagar (SC) 4. Doctor Ram Pratap – Hanumangarh 5. Dharmendra Mochi – Pilibanga (SC) 6. Abhishek Matoriya – Nohar 7. Sanjeev Kumar Baniwal – Bhadra 8. Doctor Vishwanath Meghwal – Khajuwala (SC) 9. Sushri Sidhhi Kumari – Bikaner Purv 10. Poonam Kanwar – Kolayat 11. Sumeet Godara – Lunkaransar 12. Ramsingh Kanswa – Sadulpur 13. Rajendra Rathore – Churu 14. Kailash Meghwal – Pilani (SC) 15. Subhash Poonia – Surajgarh 16. Narendra Kumar – Mandawa 17. Subhkaran Choudhary – Udaipurwati 18. Dharampal Gurjar – Khetri 19. Govardhan Verma – Ghondh (SC) 20. Harishchandra Kumawat – Ramgarh 21. Banshidarh Khandela – Khandela 22. Premsingh Bajor – Neem ka Thana 23. Jhabar Singh Khara – Shri Madhopur 24. Dr. Phool singh Binda – Viratnagar 25. Rao Rajendra Singh – Shahpura 26. Ramlal Sharma – Chomu 27. Nirmal Kumawat – Phulera 28. Sateesh Poonia – Amer 29. Surendra Pareek – Hawa Mahal 30. Narpat Singh Rajvi – Vidhyadhar Nagar 31. Arun Chaturvedi – Civil Lines 32. Mohanlal Gupta – Kishanpole 33. Ashok Parnami – Adarsh Nagar 34. Ramheth Singh Yadav – Kishangarh Bas 35. Manjeet Choudhary – Mundawar 36. Sanjay Sharma – Alwar city 37. Aneeta Singh Gurjar – Nagar 38. Dr Shailash Singh – Deeg Kumher 39. Vijay Bansal – Bharatpur 40. Kunshendra Kaur-Deepa – Nadbai 41. Ramswaroop Kohli – Ber (SC) 42. Reetu Banawat – Bayana (SC) 43. Jaswant Gurjar – Bari 44. Shobharani Kushwaha – Dholpur 45. Golma Devi Meena – Sapotara (ST) 46. Ramwilas Meena – Lalsot (ST) 47. Rajendra Meena – Bawanwas (ST) 48. Jitendra Gothwal – Khandar (SC) 49. Kanhiyalal Choudhary – Malpura 50. Ajeet Singh Mehta – Tonk 51. Rajendra Gurjar – Devli- Uniyara 52. Vikas Choudhary – Kishangarh 53. Suresh Singh Rawat – Pushkar 54. Vasudev Devnani – North Ajmer 55. Anita Bandel – South Ajmer (SC) 56. Ramswaroop Lamba – Naseerabad 57. Shankar Singh Rawat -Bhiawar 58. Susheel Kunwar – Masuda 59. Manohar Singh – Ladnun 60. Manju Baghmaar – Jayal (SC) 61. Mohan Ram Choudhary – Nagaur 62. Bhanwara Ram – Merta 63. Ajay Singh – Degana 64. Maan Singh Kinsariya – Parbatsar 65. Vijay Singh Choudhary – Nawa 66. Avinash Gehlot – Jaitaran 67. Shobha Chauhan – Sojay (SC) 68. Gyanchand Parakh – Pali 69. Kesaram Choudhary – Marwad Junction 70. Pushpendra Singh Ranawat – Bali 71. Pabaaram Vishnoi – Galodi 72. Gajendra Singh Khinwasar – Lohawat 73. Babusingh Rathgore – Shergarh 74. Beraram Choudhary – Osian 75. Kamsa Meghwal – Bhopalgarh (SC) 76. Shambhu Singh Khetasar – Sardarpura 77. Atul Bhansali – Jodhpur 78. Surya Kanta Vyas – Sursagar 79. Jogaram patel – Luni 80. Arjunlal Garg – Bilada 81. Colonel Sonaram – Barmer 82. Kailash Choudhary – Baytu 83. Amraram Choudhary – Pachpadra 84. Hameer Singh Bhayal – Siwana 85. Laduram Bishnoi – Gudamalani 86. Chagan Singh Rajpurohit – Ahore 87. Jogeshwar Garg – Jalore (SC) 88. Pooraram Chaudhary – Bhinmal 89. Danaram Choudhary – Sanchore 90. Narayan Singh Deval – Raniwada 91. Otaram Devasi -Sirohi 92. Sama Ram Garasiya – Pindwara Abu (ST) 93. Jagsiram Kohli - Reodar (SC) 94. Pratap Lal Gameti – Gogunda (ST) 95. Babulal Kharadi - Jhadol (ST) 96. Shankarlal Kharadi – Kherwada (ST) 97. Phool Singh Meena – Udaipur Grameen (ST) 98. Gulabchand Kataria (Udaipur) 99. Dharamnarayn Joshi – Mawali 100. Amritlal Meena – Salumbhar (ST) 101. Gautamlal Meena – Dhariyawad (ST) 102. Madhav lal Marawat – Dungarpur (ST) 103. Gopichand Meena – Aspur (ST) 104. Shankarlal Dhecha – Sangwada (ST) 105. Susheel Katara – Chaurasi (ST) 106. Harendra Neenama – Ghatol (ST) 107. Khemraj Gharasiya – Bagidora (ST) 108. Bhimabhai Dhamor – Kushalgarh (ST) 109. Suresh Dhakad – Begun 110. Chandraban Singh – Chittorgarh 111. Shrichand Kriplani – Nimbahera 112. Lalit Osatwal – Bari Sadri 113. Hemant Meena – Pratapgarh (ST) 114. Hari Singh Rawat – Bheem 115. Surendra Singh Rathore - Kumbhalgarh 116. Kiran Maheshwari – Rajsamand 117. Kalulal Gurjar – Mandal 118. Rooplal Jaat – Sahada 119. Vithal Shankar Awasthi – Bhilwada 120. Kailash Chandra Meghwal – Shahpura (SC) 121. Ashok Dogra – Bundi 122. Heeralal Nagar – Sangod 123. Prahlad Gunjal – North Kota 124. Sandeep Sharma – South Kota 125. Madan Dilawar – Ramganj Mandi (SC) 126. Prabhulal Saini – Anta 127. Lallet Meena – Kishanganj (ST) 128. Pratap Singh Sighvi – Chaabra 129. Vasundhara Raje – Jhalrapatan 130. Narendra Nagar – Khanpur 131. Govind Ranipuria – Manohar Thana

First published: November 12, 2018
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