Bahujan Samaj Party (SP'>BSP) declared names of 17 candidates, who will contest from various seats in Gujarat during the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
SP'>BSP, headed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, has decided to contest all the 26 seats in the state, without forming alliance with any of the national parties, a party statement said.
In the forthcoming elections, SP'>BSP will field Pravin Solanki from the Ahmedabad-west (SC) constituency, while Mohan Namori will contest from Kutch which is also reserved for the Scheduled Caste.
The four candidates for the reserved Scheduled Tribe seat include Ramsingh Kalara from Dahod, Prakash Bhil from Chotta Udaipur, Ranjanaben Gamit from Bardoli and Chagan Patel from Valsad.
SP'>BSP leader Mayawati is likely to visit Ahmedabad on March 31 to launch her party’s election campaign in the state.