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Nitin Gadkari, Poonam Mahajan in BJP's first list of candidates for Lok Sabha poll in Maharashtra

Nadda announced that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will once again contest from Nagpur. 

Nitin Gadkari, Poonam Mahajan in BJP's first list of candidates for Lok Sabha poll in Maharashtra

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.