BJP to finalise Lok Sabha candidates’ list by August: Venkaiah Naidu

June 21st, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Palakkad (Kerala), June 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning to complete the selection of candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls by August, senior party leader Venkaiah Naidu said here Saturday. Talking to reporters, Naidu said: “We want to complete the process by July and August.”

He said district conventions prior to the polls will be completed in two months.

Naidu said this time the party is adopting a new method to prepare the election manifesto.

“Normally a committee draws up the manifesto sitting in Delhi. This time the manifesto will be drafted after interaction with different sections of the society.”

Earlier, Naidu inaugurated the BJP’s Palakkad district convention organised as part of the pre-poll campaign programme of the party.

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