The Gatludia constituency will be represented by Prime Minister Bhupendra Patel in the elections. Union Ministers Mansukh Mandavia and Bhubandar Yadav and state BJP President CR Patil announced the candidates at a joint press conference.
Rivapa Jadeja, the wife of cricketer Ravindra Jadega, got a ticket to run in the Jamnagar North Circuit. Former Congress leader Hardik Patel, who left the party to join the BJP, will run for office in Viramgam constituency. Harsh Sanghvi, Home Minister of Gujarat, will run in the Majura constituency.
BJP CEC meeting
Notably, the BJP Central Election Commission (CEC) meeting on Gujarat State Assembly elections was held at the party headquarters on Wednesday chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where National President JP Nada, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Bhupendra were . Yadav, former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yedyurappa, et al.
Shortly after the meeting, former Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and three other leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced that they would not run in the upcoming state assembly elections to make way for new faces.
Rupani served as Chief Minister of Gujarat from August 2016 to September 2021. He is currently an official in the Moroccan Liberation Army from the western state of Rajkot.
BJP Core Group Meeting
On Tuesday evening, the BJP’s core group meeting for the Gujarat elections was held at Neda’s residence.
Gujarat has been a stronghold of the BJP for decades, and the party is running for a seventh term.
Gujarat will hold elections on December 1 and December 5.
While the Congress is seeking to impeach the BJP, the Adam Public Party (AAP) is also working hard to do well in the elections.