MCD polls: LJP announces 2nd list of candidates
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 19:23
  
New Delhi: Ramvilas Paswan's LJP on Tuesday announced the second list of 15 candidates, including seven women and five Muslims, for the upcoming Delhi municipal polls.

The second list of candidates came ten days after it released its first list of 43 candidates. The second list include seven women and five Muslims.

The candidates were finalised at a meeting chaired by LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan and party MLA Shoib Iqbal among others.

The 15 wards for which the party candidates have been finalised are: Rithala, Paschim Vihar-North, Dakshinpuri, New Ashok Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Bhajanpura (all women reserved), Ambedkar Nagar (SC), Pooth Kalan, Kishanganj, West Patel Nagar, Milap Nagar, Deoli, Metheypur and Brahampuri.

In Brahampuri which is a general seat, LJP is fielding a woman candidate from Muslim community.

LJP has already announced that it will contest in all the 272 wards in three municipal bodies -North, South and East where polling will take place on April 15.

Of the total 58 candidates in two lists, 25 are women, out of which three have been fielded from general seats.

Out of the 43 candidates, 21 are Muslims, including ten women.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 19:23


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