BJP releases names of 57 candidates for Delhi assembly polls

Manoj Tiwari and Prakash Javadekar
Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar release the first list of candidates | PTI Photo

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday (January 17) released the names of 57 candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, scheduled to be held on February 8. Of these 57 candidates, 11 are from the SC community and four are women, said Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari at a press conference.

The BJP candidates’ list comprised of prominent leaders, including Vijender Gupta, fielded from Rohini, former AAP MLA Kapil Mishra from Model Town, and Suman Kumar Gupta from Chandni Chowk. In Patparganj, Ravi Negi has been pitted against Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

Here’s a full list of the 57 candidates and the assembly constituencies they have been fielded from:

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