New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday announced the names of its candidates for the remaining seats of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Assam, where Assembly polls will be held on April 6.
In a statement, the BJP announced one candidate for Assam, four for Kerala and three for Tamil Nadu.
From the Gauripur Assembly seat in Assam, the BJP has fielded Banendra Kumar Mushahari.
In Tamil Nadu,where only two days left for the last date to file nominations, the BJP announced Dr. C.Nagesh Kumar (Thalli), Bhojarajan (Udhagamandalam) and R. Jayaseelan (Vilavancode). The Saffron party, an ally of the ruling AIADMK had days ago named its nominees for 17 out of the 20 constituencies allotted to it by its partne.
While filing of nominations opened on March 12 in Tamil Nadu, the last date to submit nominations is March 19 and the papers would be taken up for scrutiny the next day.
The last date for withdrawal of candidature is March 22 and election is scheduled on April 6, while counting on May 2.
In Kerala, the BJP gave tickets to Bitty Sudheer (Karunagappally), M. Sunil (Kollam), Sobha Surendran (Kazhakoottam) and Mukundan Palliyara (Mananthavady).
The BJP is contesting on 115 seats and has left 25 seats to its alliance partners in Kerala.
(with inputs from different agencies)