Gujarat election 2022 BJP candidates: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of candidates for the 2022 Gujarat Assembly elections. BJP has announced its candidates for 160 constituencies in Gujarat elections. Prominent names that have been announced include Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, former Morbi MLA Kantilal Amritya, cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wife Rivaba Jadeja and Hardik Patel.
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will contest from Ghatlodiya assembly seat. Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wife Riva Solanki will contest from Jamnagar North on a BJP ticket. On the other hand, BJP has made Hardik Patel its candidate from Viramgam Vidhan Sabha.
Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi will contest from Majura seat. The BJP has fielded Kantilal Amrutya, a former MLA from Morbi. Kantilal Amritya had jumped into the river to save the people at the time of Morbi bridge accident. 132 people died in the Morbi bridge accident.
Gujarat assembly elections 2022 will be held in two phases. Voting will be held on December 1 and December 5. Counting of votes will take place on December 8.