Delhi Election 2020: BJP releases list of 10 candidates, Sunil Yadav to take on Kejriwal
New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced the list of its 10 candidates for the upcoming elections in the national capital. The list of new candidates was announced after midnight following the announcement of Siromani Akali Dal (SAD) to not contest the Delhi polls over differences with ally BJP regarding the implementation of contentious Citizenship law and the nationwide NRC (National Register of Citizens).
BJP has fielded Sunil Yadav against strong candidate from Aam Aadmi Party Arvind Kejriwal. The list also includes the name of Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Bagga. He has been fielded from Hari Nagar. Besides, party”s Purvanchal Morcha president Manish Singh has also been named in the list to contest from the Delhi Cantonment constituency.
On January 17, the BJP has announced the list of its 57 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. The party has left three seats for its alliance partners JD(U) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). The JD(U) will contest from Burari and Sangam Vihar constituencies while LJP will fight from the Seemapuri seat.
On January 18, Congress had released the list of 54 candidates who will be trying their fate to revive Congress in the national capital in the upcoming Assembly Election 2020.
Earlier, Election Commission had fixed February 8 as the election date and February 11 as the result date.