Gujarat Election 2022: BJP Faces Big Rebel Challenge

Like Himachal, BJP is facing a rebel challenge in Gujarat too. Denied ticket by BJP, at least 19 leaders including three sitting MLAs are contesting against the official candidates in Gujarat

Gujarat Elections 2022: BJP vs rebels

BJP leaders contesting as independents are Dinubhai Patel, Madhubhai Shrivastav, Dhawal Sinh Jhala, Ram Sinh Thakor, Maavji Desai, L Thakor, JP Patel, Ramesh Jhala, Amarshi Bhai Jhala, Lebaji Thakor, Dinesh Patel, Harshad Vasava

Who are the BJP rebels?

Congress has fielded three candidates who were denied tickets by BJP.
- Khatubhai Pagi from Shehra
- Chhatrasinh Gunjariya from Dhrangadhra
- Kuldeepsinh Raulji from Savli 

BJP rebels on
Congress ticket

AAP, which is seeking to make inroads in Gujarat, has fielded BJP's Ketan Patel, a tribal leader, from Pardi. BJP had won Pardi seat in 2017 

AAP fields BJP rebel

BJP has suspended 19 party leaders, including six-time MLA Madhu Shrivastav for filing nominations as independent candidates. Shrivastav is contesting from Vaghodia, which he has won four times

BJP crackdown on party rebels

- Dhavalsinh Zala - Bayad (Aravalli)
- Ramsinh Thakor - Kheralu (Mehsana)
- Mavji Desai - Dhanera (Banaskantha)
- Lebaji Thakor -  Deesa (Banaskantha)
- Dinesh Patel - Padra (Vadodara)
- Harshad Vasava - Nandod (Narmada) 

Gujarat Elections 2022:
Rebels and Their
Constituencies

- Arvindbhai Ladani - Keshod (Junagadh)
- Chhatrasinh Gunjarsaria - Dhrangadhra (Surendranagar)
- Bharat Chavda - Rajkot rural (Rajkot)
- Uday Shah - Veraval-Somnath (Gir Somnath)
- Karan Baraiya - Rajula (Amreli)

Gujarat Elections 2022:
Rebels and Their
Constituencies

Phase 2 of Gujarat polls will be on December 5. 
In Gujarat elections Phase 1, 89 seats went under poll.

Gujarat Election Phase
2 Dates

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