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PHOTOS| Prominent BJP Leaders Not Contesting Lok Sabha Polls

India | News18 | March 30, 2019, 9:57 am
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 Senior BJP leader LK Advani was not given the place in the BJP's first list. Amit Shah, the party's president, will contest the Gandhinagar seat. (Image: PTI)

Senior BJP leader LK Advani was not given the place in the BJP's first list. Amit Shah, the party's president, will contest the Gandhinagar seat. (Image: PTI)

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 BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi will not be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The development comes just days after the name of LK Advani, another old warhorse of the saffron party, was missing from the candidate list. (Image: PTI)

BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi will not be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The development comes just days after the name of LK Advani, another old warhorse of the saffron party, was missing from the candidate list. (Image: PTI)

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 Union minister Arun Jaitley will not contest the Lok Sabha elections this time. Jaitley lost in the 2014 elections and the party had made him Rajya Sabha MP. This time he is not coming to the Lok Sabha elections. (Image: PTI)

Union minister Arun Jaitley will not contest the Lok Sabha elections this time. Jaitley lost in the 2014 elections and the party had made him Rajya Sabha MP. This time he is not coming to the Lok Sabha elections. (Image: PTI)

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 Union Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has been made the national vice president of the party. Just a few days back, Uma Bharti had expressed her desire to not contest elections this time by writing to the party president Amit Shah. (Image: PTI)

Union Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has been made the national vice president of the party. Just a few days back, Uma Bharti had expressed her desire to not contest elections this time by writing to the party president Amit Shah. (Image: PTI)

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 Former Major General BC Khanduri has been the Minister of State for External Affairs and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand twice in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. However, by referring to poor health this time, he expressed his desire to not contest elections. (Image: PTI)

Former Major General BC Khanduri has been the Minister of State for External Affairs and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand twice in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. However, by referring to poor health this time, he expressed his desire to not contest elections. (Image: PTI)

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 BJP's senior leader Shanta Kumar announced to not contest elections. He is currently MP from Kangra. (Image: PTI)

BJP's senior leader Shanta Kumar announced to not contest elections. He is currently MP from Kangra. (Image: PTI)

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 BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain contested the previous Lok Sabha election from Bhagalpur seat. However this time this seat has gone to JDU's account. In this way, he will not be able to enter the electoral battle this time. (Image: PTI)

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain contested the previous Lok Sabha election from Bhagalpur seat. However this time this seat has gone to JDU's account. In this way, he will not be able to enter the electoral battle this time. (Image: PTI)

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