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BJP announces candidates for Himachal Assembly by-elections

Shimla/New Delhi, June 13 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the names of three previously Independent MLAs who recently joined the party.as its candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in Himachal Pradesh.
The Central Election Committee of the BJP has given its nod to the three candidates -Hoshiyar Singh Chambyal for Dehra, Ashish Sharma for Hamirpur and Krishan Lal Thakur for Nalagarh assembly seat.
These candidates, formerly Independent MLAs, have had a complex political journey. Suspended by the BJP for contesting against the party’s official candidates in the 2022 assembly elections, they won as Independents.
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