The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Tuesday, 6th October released its first list of candidates for the upcoming 243 seat Assembly elections in Bihar.
5 women in BJP’s list of 27 candidates for the first phase polling.
BJP announced 27 names for the first phase of 71 seats which is scheduled to be held on October 28. Ace shooter and Arjuna awardee Shreyasi Singh, who recently joined the saffron party, will be contesting on a ticket from Jamui.
After many disagreements over the seat-sharing formula, the ruling Janta Dal (united) and BJP sealed a 122-121 seal deal, announcing a ‘Gathbandhan’ independent of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) which recently decided to contest alone and BJP asserted that Nitish Kumar of the Janta Dal (United) will be their Chief Minister regardless of which party gets how many seats.