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K'taka polls: BJP top brass discusses probable party contenders

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP's central election committee (CEC), which comprises Modi and Amit Shah, met here today to finalise the party's candidates for the May 12 assembly polls.

The BJP had declared its first list of 72 candidates on April 8. The party's top brass is believed to have discussed probables for the remainder seats in the 224-member assembly.

Sources said names of more BJP candidates are likely to be announced in a day or two.

The BJP is seeking to come back to power in the state, dislodging the H D Deve Gowda-led JD(S) is the third major player in the contest.

The results of the election will be declared on May 15.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 22:55 IST