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BJP releases 1st list of 78 candidates for Haryana Assembly election

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released the first list of candidates for the Haryana Assembly election. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will contest from Karnal while state BJP president Subhash Barala is the candidate from Tohana.  

BJP releases 1st list of 78 candidates for Haryana Assembly election

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released the first list of candidates for the Haryana Assembly election. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will contest from Karnal while state BJP president Subhash Barala is the candidate from Tohana.

Eminent sports personalities including wrestling champions Babita Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt and former India Hockey captain Sandeep Singh have been named in the list.

Latika Sharma from Kalka, Gyan Chand Gupta from Panchkula, Anil Viz from Ambala Cantt., Ashim Goyal from Ambala City, Rajveer Barada from Mulana (SC), Balwant Singh from Sadhaura (SC), Kanwarpal Gurjar from Jagadhri, and Ghanshyam Das Arora from Yamunanagar seats.

A total of 38 MLAs got the ticket and 7 MLAs were left out. The list comprises-- seven women, three players and two Muslim contestants.

Here is the full list:

Name of Legislative Assembly Name of Candidate
Karnal Shri Manohar Lal Khattar
Tohana Shri Subhash Barala
Kalka Smt. Latika Sharma
Panchkula Shri Gyan Chand Gupta
Ambala Cantt. Shri Anil Viz
Ambala City Shri Ashim Goyal
Mulana (SC) Shri Rajveer Barada
Sadhaura (SC) Shri Balwant Singh
Jagadhri Shri Kanwarpal Gurjar
Yamunanagar Shri Ghanshyam Das Arora
Radaur Shri Karndev Kamboj
Ladwa Shri Pawan Saini
Shahbad (SC) Shri Krishan Bedi
Thanesar Shri Subhash Sudha
Pehowa Sardar Sandeep Singh
Guhla (SC) Shri Ravi Taranvali
Kalayat Smt. Kamlesh Dhanda
Kaithal Shri Lila Ram Gurjar
Pundri Shri Vedpal Advocate
Nilokheri (SC) Shri Bhagwan Das Kabirpanthi
Indri Shri Ramkumar Kashyap
Gharaunda Shri Harvinder Kalyan
Assandh Sardar Bakshi Singh Virk
Panipat Rural Shri Mahipal Dhandha
Israna (SC) Shri Krishan Panwar
Samalkha Shri Shashikant Kaushik
Rai Shri Mohan Lal Kaushik Badoli
Sonipat Smt. Kavita Jain
Gohana Shri Tirath Singh Rana
Baroda Shri Yogeshwar Dutt
Julana Shri Parmender Dhul
Safidon Shri Bachchan Singh Arya
Jind Dr. Krishan Midda
Uchana Kalan Smt. Prem Lala
Narwana (SC) Smt. Santosh Danoda
Ratia (SC) Shri Laxman Napa
Kalawali (SC) Shri Balkaur Singh
Dabwali Shri Aditya Devilal
Rania Shri Ramchandra Kamboj
Sirsa Shri Pradeep Ratusariya
Ellenabad Shri Pawan Beniwal
Uklana (SC) Smt. Asha Khedar
Narnaund Capt. Abhimanyu
Hansi Shri Vinod Bhyana
Barwala Shri Surender Puniya
Hisar Dr. Kamal Gupta
Nalwa Shri Ranveer Gangva
Loharu Shri JP Dalal
Badhra Shri Sukhvinder Mandi
Dadri Ms. Babita Phogat
Bhiwani Shri Ghanshyam Sharaf
Bawani Khera (SC) Shri Bishambhar Balmiki
Garhi Sampla-Kiloi Shri Satish Nandal
Rohtak Shri Manish Grover
Kalanaur (SC) Shri Ramavtar Balmiki
Bahadurgarh Shri Naresh Kaushik
Badli Shri Omparkash Dhankhad
Jhajjar (SC) Dr. Rakesh Kumar
Beri Shri Vikram Kadyan
Ateli Shri Sita Ram Yadav
Mahendragarh Shri Rambilash Sharma
Narnaul Shri Omprakash Yadav
Nangal Chaudhry Shri Abhay Singh Yadav
Bawal (SC) Dr. Banwari Lal
Pataudi (SC) Shri Satya Prakash Jaravata
Badshahpur Shri Manish Yadav
Sohna Shri Sanjay Singh
Nuh Zakir Hussain
Ferozepur Jhirka Naseem Ahmed
Punahana Kum. Nouksham Choudhary
Hathin Praveen Dagar
Hodal (SC) Jagdish Nayar
Prithla Sohanpal Chhaukkar
Faridabad NIT Nagendra Bhadana
Badkhal Seema Tirkha
Ballabhgarh Moolchand Sharma
Faridabad Narender Gupta
Tigaon Rajesh Nagar

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of the BJP met under the presidentship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. It was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and all other members of the Central Election Committee of the BJP.