For the impending Rajasthan assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) unveiled its second list of 21 candidates on Saturday, two days after presenting its initial list.
In Bikaner West, Manish Sharma, Jhabar Singh Khichhar, Vishvender Singh, Mukesh Bhupremi, Sawai Madhopur, and Jodhpur, Rohit Joshi, are the candidates fielded by the party. Rameshwar Prasad Jand from Bassi (ST), Archit Gupta from Civil Lines, and Puran Mal Khatik from Shahpura will all run.
The Congress party announced its third list of 19 candidates earlier in the day for the assembly elections scheduled for November 25 in Rajasthan. This brings the total number of nominees the party has announced to 95.
The party has fielded Shoba Rani Kushwah from Dholpur, Rajendra Prateek from Sikar, Wajib Ali from Nagar, Harish Chandra Meena from Deoli-Uniara, Heera lal Darangi from Jhalod (ST) and Lakhan Singh Meena from Karauli, among others, according to the third list declared by the party. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also released its second list of candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections with former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to recontest from Jhalrapatan.
The party declared 83 candidates in the second list which has some prominent names including former Rajasthan BJP president Satish Punia, who has been fielded from Amber constituency. The BJP is seeking to oust Congress from power in Rajasthan.
Congress won 99 seats in the 2018 elections in the 200-member state assembly. BJP won 73 seats. The counting of votes will take place on December 3 along with four other states which will go to the polls next month.