The battle of assembly elections has been played in Uttar Pradesh. Before the first phase of voting is to be held on February 10, all the parties are engaged in releasing the first list of their candidates. In this episode, on Saturday, the BJP has also released the first list of its candidates. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and BJP's National General Secretary Arun Singh released the first list of the party on Saturday ie Today. The BJP announced 57 candidates for the first phase and 48 candidates for the second phase. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told in the press conference that CM Yogi Adityanath will contest from Gorakhpur city. The party's discussions are going on on the remaining seats.
On the other hand, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya will be the BJP candidate from the Sirathu seat of Prayagraj. Let us inform you that earlier the discussion of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath contesting from Ayodhya was in full swing. At the same time, Pankaj Singh, son of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has also been given a ticket from Noida. Minister Shrikant Sharma will contest from Mathura. At the same time, after the announcement of the names of the candidates, Yogi Adityanath said that hearty congratulations and best wishes to all the candidates of the BJP announced today for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections-2022.
The UP in charge has claimed that like in 2017, BJP is once again going to form the government in UP with a thumping majority. Let us tell you that a meeting of the Central Election Committee was held two days ago in which these names have been decided. In the meeting of BJP Central Election Committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, National President JP Nadda, Nitin Gadkari, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, Deputy CM Dr Dinesh Sharma, including state in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan and many big leaders participated in this.