Janata Dal-United on Tuesday released the list of its candidates for 25 seats in Gujarat for the coming assembly elections in the state.
Most of the seats the party is contesting are in the tribal areas of Surat, Bharuch, Baroda, Panchmahal, Chota Udaipur and Bhavnagar.
The party is going it alone in the state having a total of 182 assembly seats.
The party has decided not to have any electoral tie-up with any other party, including the National Democratic Alliance partners, in the state, saying that it was part of the NDA only at the Centre and not in the states, including Gujarat, where it had been fighting the assembly elections separately in the past.
The party had won four seats in the last assembly elections, but three of its MLAs joined the Congress.
The lone MLA Chhotibhai A Vasava has been renominated for the Jagadia (reserved) seat.
JD (U) president and Union Minister Sharad Yadav is expected to launch the party campaign sometime next week, party sources said.
Yadav is likely to champion only his party's cause and will not campaign for other NDA partners in the state, they said.
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