NEW DELHI: After having settled the seat adjustment with the Anupriya Patel headed Apna Dal, the BJP is likely to announce the names of candidates for the remaining constituencies in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh. The BJP has so far released three lists for UP which included names of 370 candidates out of the 403 seats in the state.
“The BJP will be leaving seven seats for the Apna Dal headed by the Union Minister of state Anupriya Patel. The BJP will also allocate three seats for the Bhartiya Samaj Party. With the seat adjustments in place, the party may announce its last list of candidates for UP,” said a senior BJP functionary.
The BJP’s last list will cover constituencies going to polls in the last phase of elections on March 8. The BJP is also watching out the political move of the Ansari brothers who are likely to join the BSP.
The BJP is also likely to announce names of remaining seats in Manipur too by the weekend. Manipur is heading for polls in two phases. The BJP has far declared names of 31 candidates in the North-eastern state.