The first list has 100 seats currently held by BJP and the party has replaced 21, giving tickets to the remaining 79 MPs.
BJP leader JP Nadda announced the names of 184 candidates from 20 states for the Lok Sabha elections on Holi after three rounds of meetings of its Central Election Committee.
The party is also telling its cadre to avoid the campaign from becoming monotonous and think of innovative ways of attracting the voters.
The decision to drop all sitting MPs from Chhattisgarh has been taken ostensibly to beat anti-incumbency.
BJP general secy in-charge of Chhattisgarh Anil Jain told a news agency that the party will field new candidates in all the 11 LS seats.
The four time Goa Chief Minister was known to speak his mind and his frankness often got him into trouble.
Candidates from Bihar, west UP, U’khand, K’taka and Bengal may be discussed in the BJP meeting today.
BJP sources said the party wants Apna Dal to contest from Phulpur which has a sizable Kurmi vote bank.
ET took a look at some of the seats won by BJP in 2014 where the battle is not going to be easy in 2019.
The list of Rajya Sabha MPs who may enter the fray includes some Union ministers, BJP sources said.
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