They will discuss the first list of candidates which is likely to be released by Holi (March 17).

In order to select the best candidates for 80 existing seats in Uttar Pradesh, the national office bearers are analyzing the contributions of party leaders,

The BJP has gathered information of every candidate likely to be named through inputs from local units as well as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

“After Tuesday’s meeting, names of the shortlisted Lok Sabha candidates would be sent to the Parliamentary Board for approval,” a senior party leader said.

BJP’s Parliamentary Board is scheduled to meet in the national capital on March 8 and 13.

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s close aide Amit Shah, who is the general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, has been camping in the state capital for the past few days taking direct feedback on the seats from party workers.

(Agencies)

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