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BJP releases first list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls

February 27, 2014 22:59 IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday evening released its first list of 54 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. 16 names have been cleared from Maharashtra, while 17 names have been cleared from West Bengal.

The BJP also announced 3 candidates from Himanchal Pradesh, 6 from Odisha, 5 from Jammu and Kashmir and two from Arunachal Pradesh.

First list of candidates released by the BJP:

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal West Shri Kiren Rijijuji, Ex-MP

Arunachal East Shri Tapir Gao, Ex-MP

Manipur

Inner Manipur Dr. R.K. Ranjan Singh

Outer Manipur (ST) Prof. Gangmumei Kamei

Goa

North Goa Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Sitting MP

South Goa Shri Narendra Keshav Sawaikar, State General Secretary

West Bengal

Cooch Behar (SC) Shri Hemchandra Burman, District President

Jalpaiguri (SC) Shri Satyalal Sarkar, Ex-DIG, SSB

Balurghat Shri Biswapriya Roychowdhary, State General Secretary

Maldaha Uttar Shri Subashkrishna Goswami, Elected Block Member

Jangipur Shri Samrat Ghosh, District General Secretary

Murshidabad Shri Sujit Kumar Ghosh, Retd. IPS

Krishnanagar Shri Satyabrata Mukherjee, Ex-MP & Central Minister

Ranaghat (SC) Dr. Supravat Biswas, National Executive Member

Dum Dum Shri Tapan Sikdar, Ex-MP & Central Minister

Barasat Shri P.C. Sorcar (Jr.), World Famous Magician

Mathurapur (SC) Shri Tapan Naskar, District General Secretary

Diamond Harbour Shri Avijit Das, State BJYM Member

Kolkata Dakshin Shri Tathagata Roy, Ex State President

Kolkata Uttar Shri Rahul Sinha, State President

Howrah Shri George Baker, Film Actor (Christian Minority)

Uluberia Shri R.K. Mahanti, Retd. IPS

Bankura Dr. Subash Sarkar, State Vice President

Odisha

Sundargarh (ST) Shri Jual Oram, Former Minister

Sambalpur Shri Suresh Pujari, State Gen. Secy., and Ex-State President

Dhenkanal Shri Rudra Narayan Pani, Ex-MP (Rajya Sabha)

Bolangir Smt. Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo, Ex-MP

Nabarangpur (ST) Shri Parsuram Majhi, State Vice President and Ex-MP

Jagatsinghpur (SC) Shri Baidhar Mallik, Ex-MLA

Maharashtra

Dhule Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Famous Cancer Surgeon

Jalgaon Shri Ashok Tapiram Patil, (A.T. Nana Patil), Sitting MP

Raver Shri Haribhau Javle, Sitting MP

Akola Shri Sanjya Dhotre, Sitting MP

Nagpur Shri Nitin Gadkari, Ex-National President

Bhandara - Gondiya Shri Nana Patole, Sitting MLA

Gadchiroli-Chimur (ST) Shri Ashok Nete, State President, ST Morcha

Chandrapur Shri Hansraj Ahir, Sitting MP

Nanded Shri D.B. Patil, Ex-MP

Jalna Shri Ravsaheb Danve Patil, Sitting MP

Dindori (ST) Shri Harishchandra Chowhan, Sitting MP

Palghar (ST) Ad. Chintaman Vanga, Sitting MLA & Ex-MP

Mumbai North Shri Gopal Shetti, Sitting MLA

Mumbai North East Dr. Kirit Somaiya, Ex-MP

Ahmadnagar Shri Dilip Gandhi, Sitting MP

Beed Shri Gopinath Munde, Dy. Leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha

Sangli Shri Sanjaykaka Patil, Ex-MLA

Himachal Pradesh

Kangra Shri Shanta Kumar, Ex-CM and Ex-Minister

Hamirpur Shri Anurag Thakur, Sitting MP and National President BJYM

Shimla (SC) Shri Virendra Kashyap, Sitting MP

Jammu and Kashmir

Baramulla Shri Gulam Mohammad Meer,

Anantnag Mushtaq Ahmad Malik, Nurabadi

Ladakh Shri Thunpsthan Chhewang, National Executive Member

Udhampur Dr. Jitendra Singh, National Executive Member & State Spokesperson

Jammu Shri Jugal Kishore Sharma, State President