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Posted On : 29 Sep, 2017  Source : PTI  Place : Ahmedabad 
Guj polls: AAP to announce first list of candidates on Oct 2
The Gujarat unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said it would announce the first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls on October 2 after holding a roadshow.

Out of the total 182 assembly seats, the AAP had recently conducted meetings in 21 to get a sense of the ground situation. A total of 125 people have expressed their desire to fight polls on these 21 seats, said a party release.

After getting the nod of the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC), the final list of candidates for these seats will be announced after their roadshow in the city on October 2, said the release.

The roadshow will officially kickstart the AAP's election campaign in Gujarat. It would start from Naroda and culminate at Mahatma Gandhi's statue on the Ashram road after covering a distance of around 22 kilometers.

Earlier this month, the party had announced that the aspiring candidates wanting to contest the polls on party ticket must have a clean track record.

They must also be prepared to serve the people without taking any VVIP benefits.