BJP announces candidates for 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh polls
Deputy Speaker of Chhattisgarh Assembly Narayan Chandel figured in the list of 21 candidates announced by BJP tonight for the second phase of polling to be held on November 19.
Raipur: Deputy Speaker of Chhattisgarh Assembly Narayan Chandel figured in the list of 21 candidates announced by BJP tonight for the second phase of polling to be held on November 19.
Chhattisgarh has a 90-member House.
BJP had announced the names of candidates for 67 seats on October 20 for the two-phased poll scheduled on November 11 and 19.
Candidates for two seats -- Sitapur and Vaishalinagar segment -- are yet to named.
The poll results will be out on December 8.
The second list features Chandel, who has been re-nominated from Janjgir-Champa constituency.
Other candidates in the second list include Champadevi Pavel from Bharatpur-Sonhat (ST) seat, Renuka Singh (Premnagar), Rajni Tripathi (Bhatgaon), Roshan Lal Aggarwal (Raigarh), Dr Jawahar Nayak (Kharsia), Shyamlal Maravi (Pali-Tanakhar-ST) , Sameera Paikra (Marwahi-ST) , Kailash Sahu (Jaijaipur), Chunnilal Sahu (Khallari), Punam Chandrakar (Mahasamund), Shivratan Sharma (Bhatapara), Naveen Markande (Arang-SC), Santosh Upadhyay (Rajim), Sharvan Markam (Sihawa-ST), Inder Chopra (Dhamtari), Horilal Ravate (Dondi Lahara-ST), Ramsheela Sahu (Durg-Rural) , Avdhesh Chandel (Bemetara), Ram Chandravanshi (Pandariya Moti) and Ashok Sahu (Kawardha).
The first list featured Chief Minister Raman Singh, Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik along with 12 ministers of ruling BJP.