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BJP announces candidates for upcoming Himachal by-poll
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BJP announces candidates for upcoming Himachal by-poll

| @indiablooms | 26 Mar 2024, 05:21 pm

The BJP National Election Committee announced to allot tickets to all the six disqualified Congress MLAs of Himachal Pradesh Assembly for the by-election.

Releasing the list of six candidates for the bye-election BJP President Rajiv Bindal said that the party decided to allot tickets to Sudhir Sharma from Dharmshala, Ravi Thakur from Lahaul Spiti, Rajinder Rana from Sujanpur, Inderdut Lakhanpal from Badsar, Chaitanya Sharma from Gagret and Devinder Bhutto from Kutlehar.

The six former Congress MLAs were disqualified for voting for the BJP candidate in the Rajya Sabha election on February 27 defying the party whip.

They joined the BJP on Saturday.

Irate over the decision a couple of party leaders announced to fight the election as Independent candidates.

Congress party has neither declared any candidate either for the Lok Sabha or the bye-election so far.

(With UNI inputs)

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