New Delhi, March 21: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its first list of candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. The BJP released the list on the auspicious day of Holi.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh while BJP president Amit Shah will contest from Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, VK Singh and Nitin Gadkari will contest from Lucknow, Ghaziabad and Nagpur respectively. BJP 1st List of Candidates For Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Out: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh Among 184 Candidates Named; Check Constituency-Wise List Here.
Union Minister and BJP leader J P Nadda: 182 candidates will be declared today, PM Modi to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, Rajnath Singh from Lucknow, Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur. pic.twitter.com/KwRjH6s0Ri
— ANI (@ANI) March 21, 2019
The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections for 543 seats across the country will begin from April 11 and conclude on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.