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BJP Releases First List Of Candidates For Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Drops 12 Sitting MLAs

The 288-member Maharashtra Assembly will go to polls on October 21, while the results will be declared on October 24

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BJP Releases First List Of Candidates For Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Drops 12 Sitting MLAs
BJP and Shiv Sena are working on a seat sharing formula to enter an alliance
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BJP Releases First List Of Candidates For Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Drops 12 Sitting MLAs
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2019-10-01T15:15:16+05:30

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday released the first list of 125 candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls.

The BJP is fielding Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis from Nagpur South-West. 

BJP Maharashtra chief Chandrakant Patil will contest from Kothrud and Pankaja Munde will contest from Parli.

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, who quit Congress and joined BJP recently, to contest from Shirdi. State Minister Girish Mahajan to contest from Jamner

Addressing a press conference, party's general secretary, Arun Singh said the party had not given tickets to 12 of its MLAs.

"The BJP will contest the Maharashtra Assembly election in an alliance with the Shiv Sena and some smaller parties," he said.

The 288-member Maharashtra Assembly will go to the polls on October 21, while the results will be declared on October 24. 

The BJP-Shiv Sena will soon announce its seat-sharing agreement.

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