Press Esc to close
Wednesday 29 July 2015
News updated at 7:00 PM IST
Weather
Max: 19°C
Min : 32°C
In Bengaluru
Rain lightly

Hema, Rathore in BJP's sixth list

NEW DELHI, March 19, 2014, DHNS:
Bollywood's dream girl Hema Malini. PTI File Photo

Bollywood’s dream girl Hema Malini, Olympic medal winner Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, former Rajasthan DGP Harish Meena and daughter of a Maharashtra minister Sushree Heena Gavit figure in the sixth list of Lok Sabha candidates released by the BJP on Wednesday.

While Hema Malini was earlier a Rajya Sabha member, she will be contesting from Mathura against RLD sitting MP Jayant Chaudhary, Rathore will be pitched against senior Congress leader C P Joshi in Jaipur Rural and Gavit will take on sitting Congress MP Manik Rao Gavit in Nadurbar seat of Maharashtra. Harish Meena, who is brother of minister of state for finance Namo Narayan Meena, will battle out in the reserved seat of Dausa, represented by National People’s Party (NPP) leader Kirori Lal Meena.

“Of the 67 candidates, 21 are from Gujarat, three from Bihar,  20 from Rajasthan, 15 from UP, 2 from Maharashtra, and one each from Jharkhand, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu,” said BJP leader Thawar Chand Gehlot at press conference after the CEC meeting.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523