BJP’s Central Election Committee will meet in New Delhi today to finalise the list of candidates for Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and the remaining seats in Bihar and UP for the Lok Sabha elections.
A decision on the seats from where Narendra Modi and L K Advani will contest in Gujarat is expected to be taken in the meeting. Party sources said, Advani is likely to be fielded again from Gandhinagar seat, while Modi could be chosen to contest from either Baroda or Ahmedabad East.
The Gujarat unit of BJP yesterday approved veteran leader Lal Krishna Advani’s name to contest from the Gandhinagar constituency. The party has so far declared candidates for 299 Lok Sabha seats.