News > BJP announces 59 candidates for Uttarakhand Assembly polls, drops 10 sitting MLAs
BJP announces 59 candidates for Uttarakhand Assembly polls, drops 10 sitting MLAs
ANI News | 20/01/2022 06:00 PM | Click to read full article
The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Thursday announced the names of candidates for 59 out of 70 seats in Uttarakhand for the upcoming assembly polls. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will contest the upcoming elections from Khatima.
Dhami is two-time MLA from Khatima constituency. In the first list issued by the party, there are six women candidates. Notably, in the first list released today, 40 sitting MLAs have been given tickets while the party has dropped 10 sitting MLAs.