Modi, Shah meet party leaders to finalise list of candidates for Guj polls

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 Nov 2017 09:14:06



PRIME Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah met other party leaders here on Wednesday to finalise the list of candidates for the Gujarat Assembly polls to be held next month, sources said.

The BJP’s central election committee meeting, chaired by Shah, was also attended by state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.A preliminary list prepared by the State unit of the BJP was discussed, the sources said.

Gujarat’s Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, BJP state in-charge Bhupender Yadav and State BJP president Jitu Vaghani were also present at the two-hour long meeting. The list of candidates would be announced at an “appropriate time”, Union Minister J P Nadda told reporters after the meet.