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BJP, Cong candidates file nominations for bypolls in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Prominent and candidates today filed their nominations for the crucial bypolls to the and and Mandalgarh Assembly seats.

Today was the last date for filing nomination and the scrutiny of the papers will take place tomorrow. The last date of withdrawal of nomination papers is January 15.

The bypolls are being considered important as the Vasundhara Raje in has already completed four years of its five year term.

Dr filed his nomination for constituency as the candidate while former Union Sanwarlal Jat's son Ramswaroop Lamba, who has been fielded by the saffron party from Ajmer, also filed his papers.

candidate also filed his nomination for the bypoll. He is a former

In Mandalgarh constituency of district, candidate filed his nomination. He was accompanied by senior party leaders and supporters.

BJP candidate Lamba is the son of Sanwar Lal Jat, who was elected from the seat, and died due to cardiac arrest last year.

Bypolls in Ajmer and Lok Sabha and Mandalgarh Assembly constituency (Bhilwara) will be held on January 29.

Like Ajmer, the Alwar Lok Sabha bypoll was also necessitated by the death of the Chand Nath had passed away last year as had the Mandalgarh Kirti Kumari.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 20:05 IST