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LK Advani to contest LS Polls from Gandhinagar

Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:48 pm
by Shivani
Gujarat unit of BJP has announced today that BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from the Gandhinagar constituencies.While addressing a press conference Gujarat BJP unit spokesman Vijay Rupani said, “The state unit has approved LK Advani's name from the Gandhinagar constituency and will send its recommendation to the party office in Delhi.”

The Gujarat unit also want that BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi should also contest from his home state too as it is the "wish and demand of people of Gujarat as well as party workers."

While the party has already announced that Modi will contest elections from the temple town of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, a seat of Murli Manohar Joshi who has been asked to contest from Kanpur. But there are strong speculations that he will also contest from one of the seats in Gujarat.