As expected, the BJP has dropped party leader Shatrughan Sinha and instead chose to field Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from the Patna Saheb seat.
The party released its Bihar list on Saturday.
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) released its second list of candidates on Saturday for all the 40 Lok Sabha seats.
It is believed that actor-turned-politician Sinha was dropped from the list as he has been critical of the political quarters’ top leadership on various occasions in the past.
Addressing media, BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav informed that Lok Janshakti Party’s Chandan Kumar will contest from Bihar’s Nawada and sitting Nawada MP Union Minister Giriraj Singh will contest from Begusarai parliamentary constituency.
Minister of State (MoS) Rajiv Pratap Rudy has been announced as NDA’s Lok Sabha election candidate from Saran constituency while Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh will fight from East Champaran.
Lok Janshakti Party’s Chirag Paswan, son of Ram Vilas Paswan, is set to contest from Jamui in April.
Bihar is one among those states of the country which will go for polling during all the seven phases of Lok Sabha Elections.
In Bihar, the different constituencies will see elections on April 11, 18, 23, and 29 and May 6, 12 and 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23