New Delhi, January 16: The BJP on Friday announced the names of six candidates for the member of legislative council (MLC) elections for Uttar Pradesh and one in Bihar. For the only MLC seat in Bihar, the party has given the ticket to former Union minister and present-day spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain.
According to the official list issued by the BJP on Saturday, Kunwar Manvendra Singh, Govind Narayan Shukla, Salil Bishnoi, Ashwini Tyagi, Dr Dharamvir Prajapati and Surendra Chaudhary have received the ticket from Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh MLC Elections 2021: BJP Names 4 Candidates for Biennial Legislative Council Polls.
National general secretary Arun Singh said the BJP's central election committee has approved the names of candidates for the MLC elections in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
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