Updated March 3rd, 2024 at 15:06 IST

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: BJP Fields Ex-MEA Sushma Swaraj's Daughter Bansuri From New Delhi Seat

In a major development, Bansuri Swaraj is likely to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024 on the BJP ticket, revealed sources.

Reported by: Ronit Singh
Lok Sabha Polls 2024: BJP Fields Ex-MEA Sushma Swaraj's Daughter Bansuri From New Delhi Seat | Image:ANI/File
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New Delhi: In a major development, Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of late BJP leader and former Minister of External Affairs (MEA) minister Sushma Swaraj, will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024 on the BJP ticket. The saffron party has fielded her from the New Delhi seat. 

Bansuri Swaraj entered politics last year with her appointment as co-convenor of the Delhi BJP’s legal department.

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All seven parliamentary constituencies of the national capital will undergo Lok Sabha polls likely around April-May. The Election Commission is yet to make an official announcement. 

PM Modi Chairs BJP's CEC Meeting 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a late-night Central Election Committee (CEC) meet of the BJP to finalise the first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The meeting, which began around 10.30 pm, lasted for more than four hours, on Thursday. 

The meeting was attended by leaders such as BJP National President JP Nadda, Union Ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh.

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Last week, top BJP leaders, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, party chief JP Nadda, and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting to discuss the "weak seats" on which the party may face a stiff electoral challenge.

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Published March 1st, 2024 at 15:21 IST