BJP Declares Candidates For Uttarakhand, Gives 2 Seats To UKDNew Delhi, Jan 6: BJP today declared its second list of candidates for the remaining seats of Uttarakhand and announced that its ally in the state Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) will contest two seats in
New Delhi, Jan 6: BJP today declared its second list of candidates for the remaining seats of Uttarakhand and announced that its ally in the state Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKD) will contest two seats in the state.
After declaring its first list of 48 candidates for the 70-member Assembly last week, BJP today announced the names of 20 more candidates.
The list includes sitting MLAs Gopal Singh Rawat (Gangotri), Asha Nautiyal (Kedarnath), Vijay Singh Panwar (Pratapnagar), Kuldeep Singh (Vikasnagar), Prem Agarwal (Rishikesh), Bansidhar Bhagat (Kaldungi), Diwan Singh Bhist (Ramnagar) and Arvind Pandey (Dadarpur).
BJP Uttarakhand unit general secretary Dhan Singh Rawat will contest from Srinagar in the state.
The BJP list includes three women, three Scheduled Caste and one Scheduled Caste candidate.
The UKD candidates are Diwakar Bhatt (Devaprayag) and Om Gopal Rawat (Narendranagar). Both are sitting MLAs and will contest on BJP symbol.
Yamunotri - Shri Jagbir Singh Bhandari
Gangotri - Shri Gopal Singh Rawat, MLA
Badrinath - Shri Prem Ballabh Bhatt
Kedarnath - Smt. Asha Noutiyal, MLA
Deoprayag - Shri Diwakar Bhatt, MLA
Narendranagar - Shri Om Gopal Rawat, MLA
Pratapnagar - Shri Vijay Singh Panwar, MLA
Chakrata (ST) - Smt. Kamla Chouhan
Vikasnagar - Shri Kuldeep Singh, MLA
Dharampur - Shri Prakash Suman Dhyani
Rishikesh - Shri Prem Aggarwal, MLA
Bhagwanpur (SC) - Shri Suresh Rathore
Pirankaliyar - Shri Shyamvir Saini
Pauri (SC) - Shri Ghananand (Ghana Bhai)
Srinagar - Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat
Chaubattakhal - Shri Tirath Singh Rawat
Bhimtal - Shri Dan Singh Bhandari
Haldwani - Smt. Renu Adhikari
Kaladhungi - Shri Bansidhar Bhagat, MLA
Ramnagar - Shri Diwan Singh Bisth, MLA
Bajpur (SC) - Shri Rajesh Kumar
Gadarpur - Shri Arvind Pandey, MLA