Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi, Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

BJP fielded former cricketer Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi constituency and renominated Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

Press Trust of India April 22, 2019 22:10:10 IST
Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi, Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi
  • BJP fielded former cricketer Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi constituency

  • The party also renominated Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

  • The party has so far announced its candidates for six of the seven seats in the national capital

New Delhi: The BJP Monday fielded former cricketer Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi constituency and renominated Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi.

Lok Sabha election 2019 BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

File image of BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi. Twitter @M_Lekhi

The party has so far announced its candidates for six of the seven seats in the national capital. Gambhir has replaced Maheish Girri as the party's candidate and will take on Arvinder Singh Lovely of the Congress and Atishi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Lekhi is pitted against AAP's Brajesh Goel and Ajay Maken of the Congress.

The BJP had on Sunday fielded its four sitting MPs from Delhi - Harsh Vardhan from Chandni Chowk, Manoj Tiwari from North-east Delhi, Pravesh Verma from West Delhi and Ramesh Bidhuri from South Delhi.

The party is yet to name its candidate for the North-west Delhi constituency.

The BJP had won all seven seats in the national capital in the last election.

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