New Delhi: Gujarat will go to polls for the first phase on December 9. Rajkot district, which has eight constituencies, will go to polls in the first phase itself. Unlike other places where the contest is bipolar between Congress and BJP, in Rajkot, Gujarat Parivartan Party also has some influence here. The results will be declared on December 18.

Gondal

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Jadeja Geetaba Jayrajsinh will lock horns with Indian National Congress’ Khatariya Arjunbhai Ghanshyambhai. Here is the list of candidates.

BSP–Sakhiya Rajeshbhai Laljibhai
AAP–Khunt Nimishaben Dhirajlal
BJP–Jadeja Geetaba Jayrajsinh
INC–Khatariya Arjunbhai Ghanshyambhai
IND–Khatariya Dharmeshbhai Bhupatbhai
IND–Radadiya Chiragbhai Chandubhai
IND–Lavadiya Ugabhai Ghusabhai
IND–Vardhani Mukeshbhai Dholumal
NCP–Jadeja Omdevsinh Prabhatsinh
BNJD–Chandubhai Bachubhai Vaghasiya
All India Hindustan Congress Party–Jayeshkumar Ghoghabhai Vadodariya
BRP–Pandya Rushikeshbhai Mansukhbhai.

In 2012, BJP’s Jadeja Jayrajsinh Temubha of the Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Vachasiya Chandubhai Bachubhai of the Congress party. Zadafia Gordhanbhai Pragajibhai of Gujarat Parivartan Party was the runner up.

Dhoraji

In 2012, BJP’s Patel Harilal Madhavjibhai was defeated by Indian National Congress’ Radadiya Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai of Indian National Congress party in a close contest. BJP has placed its bet on Patel again, while the Congress has fielded Vasoya Lalitkumar Jashmatbhai.

Here is the list of candidates.

BSP-Bhasker Manaharlal Karshanji
AAP-Vachhani Hardikkumar Harshadbhai
BJP-Patel Harilal Madhavjibhai
INC-Vasoya Lalitkumar Jashmatbhai
IND-Marvaniya Kirtikumar Bavanjibhai
IND-Chavada Pareshkumar Girdharlal
IND-Parmar Sahid Abdulbhai
IND-Sama Aminbhai Ishakbhai
IND-Sondarva Ashok Nanji
IND-Sondarva Vashrambhai Bachubhai
JD(U)-Sutariya Manishaben Nileshbhai
SP-Der Jethabhai Fogalbhai
All India Hindustan Congress Party Chaudasama-Harpalsinh Ranjitsinh
RJKP-Dharar Jahirbhai Javidbhai
GJCP-Baldaniya Monaben Dushyantkumar
SVPP Vaghamshi Vipulbhai Hasmukhbhai
Navin Bharat Nirman Manch Vakil Vinzuda Ranjitbhai Naranbhai

Jetpur

BJP’s Rathva Jayantibhai Savajibhai is locking horns with Congress party’s Rathva Sukhrambhai Hariyabhai.

BJP–Rathva Jayantibhai Savajibhai
INC–Rathva Sukhrambhai Hariyabhai
IND–Koli Amitkumar Arvindbhai
IND–Rathva Puniyabhai Keshalabhai
IND–Rathva Surajben Bhagvatsinh
GJCP–Rathva Gangaben Vitthalbhai
All India Hindustan Congress Party–Rathva Sumitraben Bharatkumar

In 2012, Congress party’s Radadiya Jayeshbhai Vitthalbhai had defeated Korat Jashuben Savjibhai of BJP.