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Gujarat: The first list of BJP candidates has been released. Tickets were also cut

Gujarat’Nov11;2022 (PMI)The first list of BJP candidates has been released, the Morbi Member of Assembly has been arrested, the tickets of five ministers have also been cut. Symbolic image. Gujarat: The first list of BJP candidates has been released, the Morbi Member of Assembly has been arrested, the tickets of five ministers have also been cut.
The BJP has not given tickets to the 38 present MLAs in the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat, including the MLA of Morbi and five ministers of the state.
Ahmedabad: BJP has released the first list of its candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections. The BJP has not given tickets to the 38 present MLAs in the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat, including the MLA of Morbi and five ministers of the state. Morbi MLA Brijesh Mirja’s name is not included in the list of 160 candidates released by the BJP on Thursday. It is noteworthy that 135 people died in the bridge collapse incident in Morbi last month. BJP leader Kanti Amartya, who jumped into the river this time from Morbi, has got a ticket.

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Nimabin Acharya, who won from Bhaj seat in 2012 and 2017 in Kuch district, has also not been given ticket by the party this time. The BJP on Thursday released its first list of 160 candidates for Gujarat’s 182-member assembly elections to be held on December 1 and 5. The party has fielded Chief Minister Bhupinder Patel as a candidate from his constituency Ghat Lodhia and several existing MLAs have been given tickets.

The 38 BJ MLAs who have not been given tickets this time include former Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and seven MLAs who were part of his cabinet from 2017 to 2021. It is noteworthy that BJP replaced Rupani and his entire cabinet in September 2021. A completely new cabinet was formed under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupinder Patel.

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