Delhi is due to vote on February 8 and the results are expected on February 11. Taking no chances to woo the electorate , the BJP released a long list of 40 star campaigners which includes big guns like PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP party president J.P.Nadda, Yogi Adityanath and even some actor-turned-politicians like Sunny Deol and Hema Malini. Cricketer- turned politician Gautam Gambhir to figures in the list.
BJP releases a list of party’s star campaigners for #DelhiElections. Hema Malini, Sunny Deol, Hans Raj Hans, Gautam Gambhir, Ravi Kishan and Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirahua’ in the list, besides PM Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party president JP Nadda among others. pic.twitter.com/oE9DPzMZeC
— ANI (@ANI) January 22, 2020
In the last assembly polls in 2015 , the BJP could manage only three seats. This time it is hoping to unseat the ruling AAP government of Arvind Kejriwal .
However, this time, with several union ministers, chief ministers in the list of star campaigners the party is hoping for turn- around in fortunes. Having lost Maharashtra and Jharkhand in the previous state assembly elections, BJP cannot afford to let Delhi slip out their hands.