Yesterday, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) announced a list of nine candidates for the Assembly elections to be held in Gujarat.NCP will be contesting in the Gujarat elections in alliance with Congress and Congress party will not contest on these seats and support the NCP candidates.The NCP wanted 18 but the Congress decided to give just nine seats this time.
In the 2007 elections, NCP fought on 10 seats in alliance with Congress and won three of them.
For the 182 seat assembly in Gujarat, the elections are scheduled to be held in two phases for the 182-member state assembly on December 13 & 17 respectively.
Please find below the complete list of 9 candidates -
Umreth: Jayant Patel alias Bosky
Gondal: Chandu Vaghasiya
Devagh Baria: Pankaj Chauhan
Kutiyana: Kandhal Jadeja
Limbayat: Rajdeep alias Jamir Pathan
Visnagar: Navin Patel
Akota: Nilesh Patel
Vav: Chandubhai Thakkar
Shahera: Raghubhai Bharwad