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In MP’s first list, BJP drops its 5 sitting MPs

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Published : Mar 25, 2019, 12:40 am IST
Updated : Mar 25, 2019, 5:49 am IST

Tomar, who at present represents Gwalior LS seat, has been nominated to contest from Morena by the party.

Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar
 Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Bhopal: The BJP has dropped five sitting MPs in its first list of candidates for 15 seats in Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and changed constituency of Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar.

The sitting BJP MPs who have been denied tickets included Anup Mishra from Morena, Bhagirath Prasad from Bhind, Gyan Singh from Shahdol, Jyoti Dhruve from Betul, and Chintamani Malavya from Ujjain.

 

Mr Tomar, who at present represents Gwalior LS seat, has been nominated to contest from Morena by the party.

“Winning candidates have been given tickets,” state BJP president Rakesh Singh, who has been re-nominated from Jabalpur seat, said.

Other BJP leaders who have been re-nominated from their respective seats are Union minister Virendra Kumar (Tikamgarh), Pralhad Patel (Damoh), Sudhir Gupta (Mandsaur) and Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan (Khandwa).

Himadri Singh, who has switched over from the Congress to the BJP barely a couple of days ago, has been nominated for Shahdol (ST) seat.

The BJP released its first list of candidates for MP late on Saturday night.

 

The Congress, too, declared its first list of nine candidates for MP late on Saturday night. Notable among them was former chief minister Digvijay Singh, who has been nominated for Bhopal seat.

Tags: 2019 lok sabha elections, narendra singh tomar
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal