BJP to finalize candidates in Uttarakhand polls today
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will contest next month’s parliamentary elections in Gorakhpur constituency (urban constituency), the BJP announced on Saturday afternoon, releasing its first list of candidates. Voting for the seat of Gorakhpur (urban) will take place on March 3 – the sixth and penultimate phase.
Meanwhile, Bhim army chief Chandrashekhar Azad said on Saturday that his political group – Azad Samaj Party – would not ally with Samajwadi Party for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections this month. next. Samajwadi leader Akhilesh Yadav “doesn’t want Dalit support”, Azad told reporters.
In Punjab, former Punjabi minister Joginder Singh Mann joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today, a day after severing his 50-year-old ties to Congress.
The Mayawati BSP also announced its first list of 53 candidates for the UP elections.
Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur, Punjab and Uttarakhand will vote in seven phases starting February 10, with vote counting scheduled for March 10.
Here are the updates on the 2022 Assembly Election:
AAP National Officer and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address a major press conference in Goa at 11am today.
Elections for the 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly constituencies will be held in seven phases starting February 10.
The poll in Uttar Pradesh will be held on February 10, 14, 20, 23, 27 and March 3 and 7 in seven phases. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former State Cabinet Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Ramveer Upadhyay joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Agra on Saturday.
The son of BSP MP Chirag Upadhyay told reporters: “My father joined the BJP. We are going to ensure that the BJP retains power in the state. My father requested a ticket from the Sadabad constituency in the district of Hathras, but it is up to the party to decide.”
Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former IPS officer Asim Arun joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Lucknow on Saturday.
Speaking to ANI, Arun said he was impressed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave a new development path to the nation.
“BJP suggested me to join politics to contribute more in social work. There are many things I could not do during my tenure, so I decided to enter politics. Prime Minister Modi who gave a new path of development,” the former IPS officer said.