New Delhi: The BJP Saturday fielded actor Paresh Rawal as party candidate from Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat, instead of sitting MP Harin Pathak.
The central election committee announced five names for Gujarat including Prabhatsinh Pratapsinh Chauhan, sitting MP from Panchmahal.
Rawal joined the league of Bollywood actors fielded by the party including Hema Malini and Shatrughan Sinha.
Pathak is a seven-time MP.
The party also announced three candidates for by elections to Gujarat assembly.