BJP’s first list of candidates likely by Apr.10
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BJP’s first list of candidates likely by Apr.10

Bengaluru:  The BJP which is making all efforts to regain power in the State, is most likely to release its first list of candidates on Apr.10.

BJP National President Amit Shah will tour Mumbai-Karnataka districts from April. 8 to 10, during which the BJP Parliamentary Board will meet at a resort in the outskirts of the State capital to finalise the list of  150 candidates.

After the meeting, the party is likely to announce the first list of 150 candidates, which may mostly include constituencies where there are less aspirants.

Before releasing the list, the BJP Parliamentary Board will deliberate with State BJP Chief B.S. Yeddyurappa and other top party leaders.

Meanwhile, sources said that the Parliamentary Board meeting will receive inputs from RSS and top party leaders, both Central and State, before announcing the list of candidates.

The party has identified 90 Assembly segments where there are only one aspirant and will select the right candidate where there are three or more aspirants, after receiving inputs from local leaders, the sources added.

April 4, 2018

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