New Delhi, Jan 12, 2017: The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Thursday released its first list of candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections in Punjab and Goa.
Addressing a press conference, Union Health Minister JP Nadda announced the BJP`s first list of 17 candidates for Punjab polls and 29 candidates for Goa polls.
In Punjab, out of 17 candidates, the number of sitting MLAs contesting are five while in Goa the number of sitting MLA contesting are 18 out of 29.
Punjab will go for polls in a single-phase on February 4 as well as Goa will also vote in single-phase on February 4.
However, the date of notification is January 11, the last date of nomination is January 18, the analysing of nomination will take place on January 19 and the withdrawal of candidature will take place on January 21.