BJP declares 78 Haryana candidates, fields Yogeshwar Dutt, Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will contest the forthcoming assembly elections in the state from Karnal with the BJP's first list of candidates declared on Monday.
New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will contest the forthcoming assembly elections in the state from Karnal with the BJP's first list of candidates declared on Monday also having names of three prominent sportspersons - wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Phogat and former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh.
The party has fielded two candidates from the Muslim community in the Mewat region and the first list of 78 candidates also has nine women.
Thank you for your kind words! https://t.co/XYf37ooFvj— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) September 30, 2019
State BJP chief Subhash Barala will fight from Tohana. Olympian Yogeshwar Dutt has been fielded from Baroda (Sonipat), Sandeep Singh from Pehowa and Babita Phogat from Dadri. State Minister Anil Vij will again contest from Ambala Cantonment.
The BJP has denied party ticket to two ministers -- Vipul Goel (Faridabad) and Rao Narbir Singh (Badshahpur) and five other MLAs. Thirty-eight sitting MLAs have been given the ticket once again.
Latika Sharma has been named to contest from Kalka seat, whereas Ambala City seat will be contested by Aseem Goel. Gyan Chanda Gupta will be fighting to represent Panchkula seat in the Assembly.
हरियाणा विधानसभा चुनाव के लिए @BJP4India की केन्द्रीय चुनाव समिति द्वारा घोषित प्रत्याशियों को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। मुझे पूर्ण विश्वास है कि हम सभी मिलकर #Mission75+ के लक्ष्य को पूरा करते हुए फिर एक बार प्रदेश में कमल खिलाएंगे।— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) September 30, 2019
The party candidates include Latika Sharma (Kalka), Aseem Goel (Ambala City), Gyan Chand Gupta (Panchkula), Rajveer Barada (Mulana), Balwant Singh (Sadhaura), Kanwarpal Gujjar (Jagadhari), Ghanshyam Das Arora (Yamuna Nagar), Kandev Kamboj (Radaur), Pawan Saini (Ladwa), Krishna Bedi (Shahbad), Shubash Suda (Thanesar), Leelaram Gujjar (Kaithal), Bedpal (Pundi), and Ramkumar Kashyap (Indri).
The names were approved by BJP's Central Election Committee at a meeting here on Sunday. (ANI)