71 parties in fray for polls besides BJP, Cong, AAP

Ahmedabad Mirror | 1 week ago | 24-11-2022 | 06:00 am

71 parties in fray for polls besides BJP, Cong, AAP

There are a total 71 political parties in fray in Gujarat, besides the three main ones — the BJP, Congress and AAP. For the first phase of the polls, a total 339 Independents are also contesting. One such party is Jan Seva Driver Party of which 16 candidates, including 13 males and 3 females, are in fray in the second phase of the election. It was formed by Pravin Tiwari alias Guruji “for the welfare of drivers across India.” The party has a dedicated website where it espouses rights and demands of all types of drivers across India.In a message to the drivers, Tiwari says, “Drivers are born to take insults from everyone and have no political representation to fight for their rights. It is due to this reason that Jan Seva Driver Party is completely devoted to the interests of the drivers of all types.”Some of the parties like Gujarat NavNirman Sena vouch for the need of a revolution in the state. Garvi Gujarat Party wants to re-establish Gujarat’s pride while the Gujarat Sarva Samaj Party promotes rising above caste politics. Dhanwan Bharat Party has put up a solitary candidate from Ahmedabad for the second phase. There are a total 788 candidates contesting the polls for 89 seats in the first phase and 833 candidates are trying their fortune on 93 seats in the second phase.

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