News Desk, Amar Ujala, Lucknow
Published by: Pankaj Srivastava
Updated Wed, 15 Sep 2021 08:44 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday released the list of 100 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Party’s state in-charge and MP Sanjay Singh said that people from all walks of life, from doctors, engineers, advocates, graduates, post graduates to youth, farmers, have been included in the list.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh
– Photo : Amar Ujala
Party’s state in-charge and MP Sanjay Singh released the list in front of the media at the party’s state office. He said that in the list of 100 candidates, names of 35 backward castes, 20 Brahmins, 16 Dalits and five Muslim castes are included. He informed that soon the second list of candidates will be released.
The AAP MP said that preference has been given to all sections in the list. People from all walks of life have been included in the list from doctors, engineers, advocates, graduates, post graduates to youth, farmers.
In the first list released by AAP, candidates and in-charge have been declared for 21 assembly constituencies of Awadh region. These include 7 from Lucknow, 5 from Barabanki, 4 from Sitapur, 2 from Sultanpur, 3 from Ayodhya.