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Rajasthan polls: BJP core committee meeting discusses political equations

The parliamentary board of the party would decide the final names of the candidates, he said, adding that the meeting would also be held on Tuesday

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

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The held a core committee meeting on Monday to prepare a list of probable candidates and discuss political equations ahead of the assembly elections in Rajasthan due December 7.

Speaking to reporters here, state Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi said the conclusions drawn from the meeting would be presented before the central election committee of the party in New Delhi on November 1.

The parliamentary board of the party would decide the final names of the candidates, he said, adding that the meeting would also be held on Tuesday.
 

Chaturvedi said the core committee is working on all 200 assembly seats in the state. 'Winnability' of candidates and their dedication towards the party would be considered before finalisation of names, he said.

A suggestion of candidate names meeting was held in Ranakpur and Jaipur earlier this month. So far, the party has received nearly 7,000 applications from interested persons for contesting elections.

The meeting was attended by union ministers Arjun Ram Meghwal, Gajendra Singh, C R Chaudhary, party vice-president Om Mathur, state chief Madan Lal Saini, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore.

First Published: Mon, October 29 2018. 20:50 IST
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