Vivid News 24: Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wife is going to be a candidate in the Gujarat assembly elections. In the run-up to the polls, the Modi-city state has intensified its practice. Ravindra’s wife Rivaba joined BJP 3 years ago. According to the sources, this time Padma-Shibir wants to take him to the polling ground. The BJP Central Election Committee is meeting to finalize the list of candidates on Wednesday.
According to news sources, Rivaba’s name will be finalized there. Incidentally, the Padma camp has been in power in Gujarat for the past 27 years. A few years ago, the Gerua camp introduced new rules for voting tickets. According to the new rules, tickets will no longer be issued to a leader or worker who turns 75 or above. As per the rules, former chief ministers Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel may not get tickets, according to BJP sources.
Rivaba married Ravindra Jadeja in 2016. Rivaba, a mechanical engineering student, once worked for the Corny Army in Rajasthan. Later he joined BJP. According to sources, apart from Rivaba, BJP may also give tickets to party leaders Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakor from Congress.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the BJP Central Election Committee meeting on Wednesday. The meeting will also be attended by the party’s All India President JP Nadda and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Nadda on Tuesday before the candidate list is finalized Leaders of the core committee of the party in Gujarat met at the residence. BJP leaders of Gujarat said that the initial discussion on the list of candidates took place in the meeting which lasted for about 3 hours. It should be noted that the present Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was present in that meeting.
In the 2017 elections, Congress increased its vote percentage in Gujarat. BJP won 99 seats in Seva. Congress won 77 seats. Several Congress MLAs subsequently resigned. As a result, by-elections were held in those seats. In the end, Padma-Shibir occupied a total of 111 seats. It should be noted that Aam Aadmi Party is contesting the Gujarat Assembly elections for the first time in this year’s elections.
Gujarat assembly elections will be held from December 1 to 5. The result will be announced on December 8. Apart from Gujarat, the results of the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections will also be announced on that day. BJP is in power in the hill state.