Rajasthan Assembly ELections: BJP releases first list of 131 Candidates, 25 new faces to contest the elections

The BJP has announced its first list of candidates for the upcoming December 7 Rajasthan assembly elections on Sunday. Current Chief Ministerof the state, Vasundhara Raje will contest from her home turf Jhalrapatan from where she has been contesting elections since 2003.

Senior party leader JP Nadda had announced the names after a meeting of the BJP central election committee attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amir Shah, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and other top leaders.

Union minister JP Nadda while addressing the press coefrence said that the party was issuing a list of 131 candidates including 12 women, 32 youth, 17 SC and 19 STs. 85 sitting MLAs have been given another chance this year. Mr Nadda further said that he party has fielded 25 new faces.

“Party candidates for all the seats were discussed in the meeting. Names of other nominees will be announced soon,” the union minister told reporters.

The list however missed some names of sitting legislators like Surendra Goyal. Some lawmaker have been shifted to a new constituency, for eg  Kailash Meghwal, the speaker in the outgoing Rajasthan assembly has been shifted from Shahpura in Bhilwara district to Pilani in Jhunjhunu district.

The party has also fielded its Lok Sabha memeber Sona Ram Choudhary. From Barmer. Earlier, Manvendra Singh had represented this constituency from the party. However, he has joined Congress in September this year.

The assembly elections in Rajasthan will be held on December 7.

 

 Names of the constituencies and their respective candidates are as follows:

  1. Sadulshahar- Gurveer Sigh Barad
  2. Suratgarh- Rampratap Kasniya
  3. Rai Singhnagar (SC)- Balveer Luthra
  4. Hanumangarh- Dr. Ram Pratap
  5. Pilibanga(SC)- Dharmendra Mochi
  6. Nohar- Abhishek Matoria
  7. Bhadra- Sanjeev Kumar Beniwal
  8. Khajuwala (S C)- Dr. Vishwanath Meghwal
  9. Bikaner East- Siddhi Kumari
  10. Kolayat- Poonam Kanwar
  11. Lunkaransar- Sumit Godara
  12. Sadalpur- Ramsingh Kasua
  13. Churu- Rajendra Rathore
  14. Pilani(SC)- Kailash Meghwal
  15. Surajgarh- Subhash Punia
  16. Mandava- Narendra Kumar
  17. Udaipurvati- Shubhkaran Chaudhury
  18. Khetjhi- Dharmpal Gurjar
  19. Dhond(SC)- Govardhan Verma
  20. Data- Ramgarh- Harishchandra Kumavat
  21. Khandela- Banshidhar Khandela
  22. Neem Ka Thana- Premsingh Bajor
  23. Shri Madhopur- Jhabar Singh Kharra
  24. Viratnagar- Dr. Phoolchand Bhinda
  25. Shahpura- Rao Rajendra Singh
  26. Chomu- Ramlal Sharma
  27. Phulera- Nirmal Kumavat
  28. Amer- Satish Punia
  29. Hawa Mahal- Surendra Pareek
  30. Vidyadhar Nagar- Narpat Singh Rajvi
  31. Civil Lines- Arun Chaturvedi
  32. Kishan Poll- Mohanlal Gupta
  33. Aadarsh Nagar- Ashok Parnami
  34. Kishangarh Baas- Ramhet Singh Yadav
  35. Mundawar- Manjeet Chaudhury
  36. Alwar City- Sanjay Sharma
  37. Nagar- Anita Singh Gurjar
  38. Deeg-Kumher- Dr. Shailesh Singh
  39. Bharatpur- Vijay Bansal
  40. Nadbai- Krishnendra Gaur- Deepa
  41. Vair (SC)- Ramswarup Kotthi
  42. Bayana (SC)- Ritu Banavat
  43. Baari- Jaswant Gurjar
  44. Dhaulpur- Shobharani Kushwaha
  45. Sapotra(ST)- Golma Devi Meena
  46. Laalsot (ST)- Ramvilas Meena
  47. Bamanwas (ST)- Rajendra Meena
  48. Khandar (SC)- Jeetendra Gothwal
  49. Malpura (SC)- Kanhaiyalal Chaudhury
  50. Tonk- Ajit Singh Mehta
  51. Devli-Uniyara- Rajendra Gurjar
  52. Kishangarh- Vikas Chaudhury
  53. Pushkar- Suresh Singh Rawat
  54. Ajmer North- Vasudev Devnani
  55. Ajmer South (SC)- Anita Bhadel
  56. Naseerabad- Ramswarup Lamba
  57. Byawar- Shankar Singh Rawat
  58. Masuda- Sushil Kanwar Palara
  59. Ladnun- Manohar Singh
  60. Jayal (SC)- Manju Baghmar
  61. Nagaur- Mohan Ram Chaudhury
  62. Medta (SC)- Bhanwra Ram Ritharia
  63. Degana- Ajay Singh Keelak
  64. Parbatsar- Maan Singh Kirsaria
  65. Nawan- Vijay Singh Chaudhury
  66. Jaitaran- Avinash Gehlot
  67. Sojat (SC)- Shobha Chauhan
  68. Pali- Gyanchand Parakh
  69. Marwar Junction- Kesraam Chaudhury
  70. Bali- Pushpendra Singh Ranawat
  71. Phalaudi- Pabbaram Vishnoi
  72. Lohavat- Gajendra Singh Khinvsar
  73. Shergarh- Babusingh Rathore
  74. Osiyan- Bheraram Chaudhury
  75. Bhopalgarh (SC)- Kamsa Meghwal
  76. Sardarpura- Shambhu Singh Khetasar
  77. Jodhpur- Atul Bhansali
  78. Sursagar- Surya Kaanta Vyas
  79. Luni- JAgoram Patel
  80. Bilada- Arjunlal Garg
  81. Barmer- Col. Sonaram
  82. Baytu- Kailash Chaudhury
  83. Pachpadra- Amraram Chaudhury
  84. Siwana-Hameer Singh Bhayal
  85. Gudha Malani- Laduram Vishnoi
  86. Aahor- Chagan Singh Rajpurohit
  87. Jalor (SC)-Jogeshwar Garg
  88. Bhinmal- Puraram Chaudhury
  89. Sanchor- Danaram Chouwdhury
  90. Ranivara- Narayan Singh Dewal
  91. Sirohi- Otaram Devasi
  92. Pindvada-Abu (ST)- Sama Ram Garasiya
  93. Rewdar (SC)- Jagsiram Kotthi
  94. Gonguda (ST)- Pratap Lal Gameti
  95. Jhadol (ST)- Babulal Kharadi
  96. Kherwara (ST)- Shankar Lal Kharadi
  97. Udaipur Gramin (ST)-Phoolsingh Meena
  98. Udaipur-Gulabchand Kataria
  99. Mawli-Dharmnarayan Joshi
  100. Salumbar (ST)- Amritlal Meena
  101. Dhariyavad (ST)- Gautamlal Meena
  102. Dungarpur (ST)- Madhav Lal Varahat
  103. Aaspur (ST)- Gopichand Meena
  104. Sagwara (ST)- Shankarlal Decha
  105. Chaurasi (ST)- Sushil Katara
  106. Ghatol (ST)- Harendra Ninama
  107. Bagidora (ST)- Khemraj Garasiya
  108. Kushalgarh (ST)- Bhimabhai Damor
  109. Begun- Suresh Dhakad
  110. Chittorgarh- Chandrabhan Singh
  111. Nimbaheda- Srichand Kriplani
  112. Bari Sadri- Lalit Ostwal
  113. Pratapgarh (ST)- Hemant Meena
  114. Bheem- Hari Singh Rawat
  115. Kumbhalgarh- Surendra Singh Rathore
  116. Rajsamand- Kiran Maheshwari
  117. Maandal- Kaalulal Gurjar
  118. Sahada- Rooplal Jatt
  119. Bhilvara- Vitthal Shankar Awasthi
  120. Shahpura (SC)- Kailash Chandra Meghwal
  121. Boondi- Ashok Dogra
  122. Saangod- Hiralal Naagar
  123. Kota North- Prahlad Gunjal
  124. Kota South- Sandeep Sharma
  125. Ramganj Mandi (SC)- Madan Dilawar
  126. Anta- Prabhulal Saini
  127. Kishanganj (ST)- Lalit Meena
  128. Chhabra- Pratap Singh Singhvi
  129. Jhalrapatan- Vasundhara Raje
  130. Khanpur- Narendra Naagar
  131. Manohar Thana- Govind Ranipuria

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