BJP releases list of 95 candidates for Rajasthan polls

November 10th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) late Sunday evening released a list of 95 candidates for the Rajasthan assembly polls.The polls for the 200-seat state assembly are scheduled Dec 4.

The list includes Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who will contest from Jhalrapatan, the constituency from which she won in the last elections.

In its first list of candidates for the Rajasthan polls, the BJP has dropped the names of 12 sitting legislators and repeated 24 members. The rest of the candidates are new faces.

The candidates include 15 women, 10 candidates from Scheduled Tribes and 19 from the Scheduled Castes.

The next list will be announced on Nov 13.

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