A day after having released its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, the Central Election Committee of the BJP on Saturday released its second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth list of candidates for the elections.
It revealed names of Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar from Patna Sahib in Bihar and national spokesperson Sambit Patra from Puri in Odisha.
Prime Minister Modi will once again contest from Varanasi, while party chief Amit Shah will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections for the first time, from the Gandhinagar constituency in Gujarat, a seat from where Advani won six times in the past.
Some of the big names like that of L K Advani and BC Khanduri missing in the first list.
Meanwhile, the Congress also released its seventh list of its 35 candidates for and shifted Uttar Pradesh state unit chief Raj Babbar from Moradabad to Fatehpur Sikri.
The Lok Sabha elections 2019, will be held from April 11 to till May 19.
Nearly 90 crore voters are eligible to vote for 543 Lok Sabha constituencies across the country.
The Parliamentary or the Lok Sabha elections 2019 have been scheduled to commence from April 11 and will last till May 19. The counting will be held on May 23.
With little time left to woo voters, all parties have increased their activities, with prominent leaders holding several rallies every day.
From public rallies to workers’ meetings, big leaders of the national as well as state parties are ensuring not to leave any room which may keep them even marginally away from victory in the polls.