BJP releases 2nd list of candidates for second phase of UP polls

Photo of BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya.

New Delhi: The Bhartiya Janata Party today released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls in which the party has fielding Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s son Pankaj Singh from Noida.

The Bharatiya Janata Party candidates were announced by its General Secretary Arun Singh and Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya.

The candidates were finalized by the BJPs Central Election Committee during its meeting which was presided over by President Amit Shah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior cabinet ministers attended the meeting.

The BJP has till now declared 304 of the 403 candidates. The staggered elections in Uttar Pradesh will start on February 11th.

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