New Delhi, November 18: The ruling BJP in Rajasthan and the Opposition Congress party have released the fourth list of candidates for the 2018 assembly elections in the state, respectively. The state of Rajasthan will vote for a new assembly on December 7, while counting of votes will be held on December 11, following which the results will be out. Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 Full Schedule And Dates: Single-Phase Voting on December 7, Results on December 11.
Talking about the BJP list, two names to notice in the list are those of Mamata Sharma and Kalpana Raje. Sharma and Raje, who quit Congress and joined the BJP today, on Sunday, November 18, have been given tickets by the BJP. While Sharma has been given a ticket from Pipalda seat, Raje has been given a ticket from the Ladpura seat. Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot Both to Contest Rajasthan Assembly Elections, Suspense Continues Over CM Candidate.
Check the 24 BJP candidates and the seats they have been given tickets from in the tweet below:
— ANI (@ANI) November 18, 2018
The Congress, which has managed to get two high profile names from the BJP in their party, namely Manvendra Singh and Harish Meena, also released the fourth list of candidates for the assembly elections 2018. Manvendra Singh, Son of BJP Patriarch Jaswant Singh, Joins Congress Ahead of Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018.
Check the list of Congress candidates in the list below:
Announcement of the fourth list of Congress candidates for the ensuing elections to the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan. pic.twitter.com/BHn9qCoXFq
— INC Sandesh (@INCSandesh) November 18, 2018
The Congress has released the names of only three candidates from three seats namely Bikaner East, Mahuwa and Mavli, as the grand old party had already announced the candidates for the seats in the first, second and third list respectively. The first list had names of 152 candidates, while the second list included names of NCP, RLD, and LJD candidates as well.