15 Apr BJP fields Ravi Kishan from Gorakhpur, Praveen Nishad from Sant Kabir Nagar
The BJP Monday introduced seven extra Lok Sabha candidates for Uttar Pradesh, together with Bhojpuri movie star Ravi Kishan from the Gorakhpur constituency.
The celebration additionally declared sitting MP Sanjay Nishad as its candidate from Sant Kabir Nagar by dropping Sharad Tripathi, who had crushed a neighborhood BJP MLA with sneakers.
With these names, the celebration has to this point introduced candidates for 420 Lok Sabha seats for the seven-phase elections which can begin on April 11 and proceed until Might 19.
Nishad had gained the Gorakhpur seat in a bypoll because the SP candidate and he was supported by the BSP, underneath the grand alliance between the 2 events.
The Gorakhpur seat had fallen vacant after BJP MP Yogi Adityanath was elected because the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.