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BJP announces first list of candidates for Gujarat polls

November 18, 2007 22:16 IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party announced its first list of candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections on Sunday

There are 20 new faces in the list of 75 candidates. The list has been cleared by the BJP Central Election Committee.

Chief Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Maninagar constituency in Ahmedabad.

The BJP has dropped 20 sitting MLAs. There are 13 women candidates in the list, 6 Scheduled Caste and 17 Scheduled Tribe candidates.