New Delhi, Oct 1: In the first list of candidates for the fast approaching Maharashtra Assembly polls, the BJP on Tuesday decided to field Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis from Nagpur South West and state party chief Chandrakant Dada Patil from Kothrud.
The Central Election Committee of the BJP met under the presidentship of Mr Amit Shah and finalised 125 candidates of the 288-seat assembly elections, to be held on October 21.
The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, national working president J P Nadda, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, and members of Central election Committee of the BJP.
Dr Vijaykumar Gavit is the party candidate from Nandubar (ST), Ms Shweta Mahale from Chikliand and Mr Mohan Mate from Nagpur South.
Sau Devyani Farande will contest from Nashik Central, Ms Manisha Chaudhari from Dahisar, Ms Vidya Thakur from Goregaon. (UNI)