"We welcome the announcement of dates for the elections. We have been preparing for the elections and now our entire focus will be on it. We will win all 26 seats of the state," Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani told reporters.
"We will hold meetings at the constituency level for candidate selection. The names will be forwarded to our central parliamentary board after scrutiny by the state parliamentary board," he added.
It will end the five-year rule of those showing-off and indulging in "jumlas" (poll gimmicks), he claimed.
The Congress, in its first list earlier, had announced candidates for four seats.
In the 2014 general elections, BJP had won all 26 seats in the state.
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