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Bhartiya Tribal Party fields candidates in Rajasthan's Banswara-Dungarpur, Jodhpur LS seats

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Gujarat-based (BTP) has declared its candidates on two of the five seats that it would contest in

It has nominated from Banswara-Dungarpur and from Jodhpur parliamentary constituency.

The will later announce its candidates on Udaipur, Rajsamand and Jalore seats, BTP state Dr told

The party's second list will be released in a couple of days, he said.

Accusing both the BJP and the of neglecting issues of tribals for years, Goghra alleged the major political parties have betrayed the tribals and bereft them of their rights.

He exuded confidence that the BTP will win the five seats and work for the betterment of people.

The BTP was founded in 2017 ahead of the polls by former JD(U) It won two seats in elections in alliance with The won the seats in the recent elections.

In Rajasthan, the party has found strong support from students' group Vidhyarthi Morcha, which has been active in the tribal belt. In union elections early this year, it won a substantial number of seats in Dungarpur colleges.

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First Published: Sun, March 31 2019. 15:35 IST