BJP releases 1st record, greater than 60% seats for OBCs/SCs

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) at the moment introduced the primary record of candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls within the state. An inventory of 105 candidates was launched by the social gathering at a press convention in New Delhi. Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan alongside with BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh made the bulletins.

While Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will contest from the Gorakhpur Assembly seat, Deupty CM Keshav Prasad Maurya will contest from Siratu Assembly seat. BJP introduced names of candidates for 57 out of the 58 seats which will go to polls within the first part on February 10 and 48 out of 55 seats which will vote within the second part on February 14.

Key factors on candidate record

The Bhartiya Janata Party has introduced the names of 107 candidates.

10 seats for girls, 44 seats for OBC candidates and 19 seats for SC.

63 of 83 sitting MLAs from the social gathering have been repeated, while 20 dropped.

There are 20 new faces within the first record of candidates for the upcoming polls.

More than 60% of the names introduced are from the OBC and SC classes.

There are 10 ladies candidates within the first record of Bhartiya Janata Party.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will contest from Gorakhpur (Urban) seat.

Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to contest from Sirathu seat in Prayagraj district.

BJP has fielded Pankaj Singh from Noida, Tejpal Singh Nagar from Dadri, Dhirendra Singh from Jewar.

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