New Delhi, Mar 13 IBNS | 4 months ago

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced its third list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.


Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj will fight the elections from Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh.

Ram Kripal Yadav, who is a former RJD leader, will contest the polls from Bihar's Pataliputra constituency while senior party leader Shahnawaz Hussain and Rajiv Pratap Rudy will fight from Bhagalpur and Saran constituencies.

Yadav joined the party on Thursday.

The party has fielded Poonam Mahajan, who is the daughter of late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, from Mumbai North Central constituency.

S.S. Ahluwalia will contest from Darjeeling constituency in West Bengal.

(Posted on 14-03-2014)