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BJP releases its first list for upcoming Delhi Polls, fields Kapil Mishra from Model Town

After the announcement, Tiwari also claimed that his party is confident of a win in Delhi, where it has been out of power since 1998

New Delhi: On Friday Bharatiya Janata Party has announced its first list of candidates for Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. As Delhi is going for polls next month BJP has finally announced there candidates’ names.

The BJP Delhi chief and parliamentarian Manoj Tiwari announced a list of nominees for 57 out of 70 seats.

BJP’s Kapil Mishra will contest from Model Town, Vijender Gupta will contest from Rohini, Rekha Gupta from Shalimar Bagh and Suman Kumar Gupta will contest from Chandni Chowk.

However, the BJP did not name its candidate against AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday with Tiwari saying the candidate from New Delhi seat will be announced soon.

After the announcement, Tiwari also claimed that his party is confident of a win in Delhi, where it has been out of power since 1998.

The state BJP president Manoj Tiwari said 11 of the candidates are from the Scheduled Caste (SC) community and four are women. Tiwari also said the names of the remaining 13 candidates will be announced later.

The BJP has also fielded former AAP leader Anil Vajpayee. He has been given a ticket from Gandhinagar.

Surprisingly, the BJP has held back the name of the leader who will be contesting against Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi constituency.

Here are the names of 57 candidates:

Narela: Neldaman Khatri

Timarpur: Surendra Singh Bittu

Adarsh Nagar: Rajkmar bhati

Badali: Vijay Bhagat

Rithala: Manish Chaudharry

Bawana (SC): Ravindra Kumar Indraj

Mundka: Mastar Azad Singh

Kirari (SC): Anil Jha

Sultanpur Majra (SC): Ramchandra Chawdia

Mangol Puri (SC): Kamarsingh Karma

Rohini: Vijendra Gupta

Shalimar Bagh: Rekha Gupta

Sakur Basti: Dr SC Vats

Trinagar: Tilak Ram Gupta

Wazirpur: Dr Mahendra Nagpal

Model Town: Kapil Mishra

Sadar Bazar: Jai Prakash

Chandi Chowk: Suman Kumar Gupta

Matia Mahal: Ravindra Gupta

Ballimaran: Lata Sodhi

Karol Bagh (SC): Yogendra Chandolia

Patel Nagar (SC): Pravesh Ratan

Moti Nagar: Subhas Sachedeva

Madipur (SC): Kailash Sankla

Tilak Nagar: Rajiv Babbar

Janak Puri: Ashish Sood

Vikas Puri: Sanjay Singh

Uttam Nagar: Krishan Gehlot

Dwarka: Praduman Rajput

Matiala: Rajesh Gehlot

Nazafgarh: Ajit Kharkhari

Brijwasan: Satyaprakash Rana

Palam: Vijay Pandit

Rajendra Nagar: RP Singh

Jungpura: Sardar Impreet Singh Bakshi

Malviya Nagar: Shailendra Singh Monty

RK Puram: Anil Sharma

Chattarpur: Bramha Singh Tanwar

Deoli (SC): Arvind Kumar

Ambedkar Nagar: (SC): Kishiram

Greater Kailash: Shikha Rai

Tughlaqabad: Vikram Bidhuri (neice of Ramesh Bidhuri)

Badarpur: Ramvir Singh Bidhuri

Okhla: Bramha Singh

Trilok Puri (SC): Kiran Vaidya

Kondli: (SC): Rajkumar Dhillo

Patparganj: Ravi Negi

Laxmi Nagar: Ajay Kumar Varma

Vishwas Nagar: OP Sharma

Gandhi Nagar: Anil Bajpayee

Rohtas Nagar: Jitendra Mahajan

Seelam Pur: Kaushal Mishra

Gonda: Ajay Mahawat

Babarpur: Naresh Gaur

Gopulpuri (SC): Ranjit Kashyap

Mustafabad: Jagdish Pradhan

Karawal Nagar: Mohan Singh Bisht

Elections for 70 seats in Delhi will be observed as triangular contest between ruling AAP, BJP and Congress. The voting will be held on 8 February and counting will be done on February 11.

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