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BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi, Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

Gambhir replaced BJP leader Maheish Girri and will face Arvinder Singh Lovely of the Congress and Atishi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Gautam Gambhir
Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP in the presence of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: ANI

The BJP Monday named former cricketer Gautam Gambhir as its candidate in the East Delhi constituency and nominated Meenakshi Lekhi in the New Delhi seat for Lok Sabha elections. Gambhir replaced BJP leader Maheish Girri and will face Arvinder Singh Lovely of the Congress and Atishi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Lekhi is pitted against AAP's Brajesh Goel and Ajay Maken of the Congress. The BJP had on Sunday named four sitting MPs for elections in Delhi: Harsh Vardhan from Chandni Chowk, Manoj Tiwari from North-east Delhi, Pravesh Verma from West Delhi and Ramesh ...