Union Minister and senior BJP leader J P Nadda on Thursday released the names of candidates for 16 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra.
Nadda announced that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will once again contest from Nagpur. Poonam Mahajan, who is the sitting MP from North Central Mumbai will once again fight from this constituency.
Here's the full list:
Constituency Name of candidates
Nandurbar(ST) Dr. Heena Vijaykumar Gavit
Dhule Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre
Raver Smt. Raksha Nikhil Khadse
Akola Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre
Wardha Shri Ramdas Chandrabhanji Tadas
Nagpur Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari
Gadchiroli-Chimur(ST) Shri Ashok Mahadeorao Nete
Chandrapur Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
Jalna Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve
Bhiwandi Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil
Mumbai-North Shri Gopal Chinayya Shetty
Mumbai-North-Central Smt. Poonam Mahajan
Ahmednagar Shri Sujay Vikhe
Beed Dr. Pritam Gopinath Munde
Latur(SC) Shri Sudhakar Bhalerao Shrungare
Sangli Shri Sanjay (Kaka) Ramchandra Patil
The BJP released the names of a total of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha poll, including 28 seats from Uttar Pradesh, 16 from Maharashtra, 8 from Assam, 5 from Chhattisgarh, 5 from Jammu and Kashmir, 22 from Karnataka, 13 from Kerala, 2 from Manipur, 10 from Odisha, 16 from Rajasthan, one from Sikkim, 5 from Tamil Nadu, 10 from Telangana, 2 from Tripura, 5 from Uttarakhand, 28 from West Bengal, two from Andhra Pradesh, one from Lakshadweep, one from Dadra and Nagar Haveli and one from Andaman and Nicobar Islands.