New Delhi: The BJP on Monday released second list of 17 candidates for Madhya Pradesh with the party deciding to drop five sitting MLAs and to pitch one Member of Parliament to contest the November 28 Assembly polls.
As per the list, the party has denied ticket to sitting MLAs Pandit Singh Dhurwey from Bichhiya, Chandrashekhar Desmukh from Multai, Veer Singh Panwar from Kurwai, Jaswant Singh Hada from Shujalpur and Mukesh Pandya from Badnagar.
With the second list, the BJP has as of now released the names of 193 candidates and has denied tickets to 39 sitting MLAs including three ministers. Earlier on Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party had issued its first list of 176 candidates. (IANS)