Aside from Paul, the BJP additionally introduced the names of three candidates for the meeting bypolls in West Bengal, Bihar and Maharashtra.
Keya Ghosh would be the BJP candidate for the meeting bypoll to West Bengal’s Ballygunge constituency the place she’s going to face former Union minister Supriyo.
In Bihar’s Bochahan meeting seat, the BJP will subject Beby Kumari for the bypoll, whereas it has named Satyajit (Nana) Shivaji Rao Kadam for the Kolhapur North constituency in Maharashtra.
The by-elections shall be held in a single LS seat of West Bengal and 4 meeting constituencies of West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Maharashtra on April 12.
West Bengal’s Asansol seat fell vacant after Supriyo tendered his resignation as a Lok Sabha member final October. Supriyo, who had gained the Asansol seat in 2014 and 2019 on BJP tickets, is that this time in fray as a Trinamool candidate from the Ballygunge meeting section.
The Bochaha meeting seat in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district fell vacant after the dying of sitting MLA Musafir Paswan of the Vikassheel Insaan Social gathering in November final 12 months, whereas the bypoll to Kolhapur North constituency was necessitated as a result of demise of Congress’s Chandrakant Jadhav in December.
The final date of submitting nominations for the bypolls is March 24, whereas that for withdrawal of candidature is March 28. Counting of votes will happen on April 16.