BJP announces 46 more candidates for Lok Sabha pollsMarch 13th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Mar 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday announced candidates for 46 more Lok Sabha seats from the states of Kerala, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Punjab and Sikkim .
The BJP announced names of seven Lok Sabha candidates from Orissa. The party will field M. A. Kharavel Swain (Balasore), Sangita Singhdeo (Bolangir), Anant Nayak (Keonjhar), Jual Oram (Sundergarh), Draupadi Murmu (Mayurbhanj), Bikram Keshari Deo (Kalahandi) and Parshuram Majhi (Nabrangpur).
The party also announced names of 24 candidates from West Bengal . They include sitting MP Tapan Sikdar (Dum Dum), Bidyut Kumar Haldar (Behrampur), Jayanta Mondal(Bishnupur) and Abhijit Das ( Diamond Harbour ) among others.
The party also announced candidates for eight Lok Sabha constituencies of Andhra Pradesh, including Dandaru Dattatraya (Secundrabad), D. V. Subbarao (Vishakapatnam) and N. Venkataswamy (Tirupati).
Som Prakash will contest from Punjabs Hoshiarpur, while Padam Bahadur Chettri will try his luck from Sikkim . (ANI)
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