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BJP yet to decide candidate for Rajasthan's Dausa seat, tussle among ticket aspirants

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The is yet to decide its candidate for Rajasthan's Dausa seat where a tussle is on among scores of ticket aspirants.

Dausa is among 12 constituencies of the state which will go to poll in the second phase on May 6 and the only seat left for the party to announce its candidate.

While is demanding ticket for his wife and former MLA Golma Devi, independent MLA Omprakash Hudla, with support from former Vasundhara Raje, is also staking claim for the Dausa seat, party sources said.

Hudla had contested the assembly election after his ticket was denied by the

"There is a situation of confusion and no clarity about the candidate so far. We at the state unit have no information about it," BJP state told on Thursday.

"The name of the candidate will be announced as soon as it is decided by the party leadership in Delhi," Saini added.

Meanwhile, speculations were rife on Wednesday that the party declared former as its candidate from the constituency and the BJP state unit congratulated her on

The tweet was later removed and Saini said it was posted by mistake.

Kirori Meena's supporters held demonstration in parts of Dausa against Raje on Thursday, saying he should resign from the BJP as the party was planning to field from the constituency.

Both and Hudla were not available for comments.

The BJP is contesting on 24 of the total 25 seats in the state and has fielded (RLP) from Nagaur.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:00 IST