AAP has first released the list of candidates in view of the assembly elections in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Gujarat. Gujarat is also the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
However, the Election Commission of India has not yet announced the schedule for the Gujarat Assembly elections. The last assembly elections in the state were held in December 2017.
It is worth noting that a day before the release of this first list of candidates, AAP’s national coordinator Arvind Kejriwal addressed a rally in Gir Somnath district and demanded monthly unemployment allowance and employment to all the youth of Gujarat if the party comes to power. promised.
AAP’s Gujarat unit president Gopal Italia said that in the list of candidates, the party’s Gujarat unit vice-president Bhimabhai Chaudhary has been made a candidate from Deodar assembly seat in Banaskantha district.
Another vice-president of the party’s state unit, Jagmal Wala, will contest from Somnath seat while two other vice-presidents Arjun Rathwa and Sagar Rabri have been fielded from Chhotaudepur (SU) and Becharaji seats, respectively, he said.
Italia said that AAP will release the second list of candidates soon.
“The names of the candidates have been announced so early so that they can get time to interact with the people of their respective constituencies. In the first list, we have included candidates from OBC, SC and ST communities.
According to the list, Dalit leader and former Congress leader from Rajkot Vashram Sagathia has been fielded from Rajkot-Surat rural seat. In the state, AAP’s secretary Ram Dhaduk has been made a candidate from Kamaraj seat in Surat city.
AAP has indicated that it will likely contest all 182 assembly seats in Gujarat.
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