Ahmedabad : The Arvind Kejriwal – led Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) on Friday released its seventh list of 13 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections, taking the number of nominees whose names the party has declared so far to 86.
The list was released by the party’s state unit president Gopal Italia.
Elections to the 182 – member Gujarat Legislative Assembly are due by the end of this year. However, the poll schedule is yet to be announced.
Ten out of these 13 seats are currently held by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ), while the opposition Congress holds three others. Two seats – Kadi and Kalavad are reserved for Scheduled Caste ( SC ) candidates, while three Sankheda, Mandvi, and Mahuva are reserved for Scheduled Tribe ( ST ) candidates, he said.
The candidates include a retired government officer, doctor, lawyer, and industrialist Italia.