BJP to Announce Over 100 Candidates For Gujarat Polls

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As the Gujarat elections are around the corner, both Bhartiya Janata Party and Congress are all set to finalise their candidates for the upcoming polls on Wednesday.

Election Commission has warned BJP in Gujarat against using Pappu term to ridicule Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.

"There is a meeting of the party's Central Election Committee in the evening to discuss the candidates for Gujarat Assembly polls", a BJP leader told IANS. On Tuesday, election commision come over with massive controversy on word Pappu.

A party member said yet party would respect EC orders and submit a new copy after replacing the world for approval.

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Rahul Gandhi during his Gujarat visit on October 9, 2017.Twitter. As per the reports, BJP has used word Pappu in the script of the electoral campaign that broke out election commission for the decision to ban using Pappu word.

"Before making any election-related advertisement, we have to submit a script to the committee to get a certificate". However, they raised objection to the word "Pappu", saying it is derogatory. Gujarat is witnessing a direct contest between Congress and the BJP with senior leaders of both the parties campaigning in the state. The script was submitted to the media committee for approval.

On Tueday, Shah claimed that the BJP will form the government in Gujarat by winning over 150 seats in the state polls.

Calling the term "derogatory" the Election Commission in Gujarat has asked to remove or replace it.