Rajasthan, The BJP on Monday announced to field Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s loyalist Younus Khan against Congress probable chief ministerial candidate Sachin Pilot from Tonk seat.
The party has replaced its sitting MLA Ajay Singh Mehta.
The decision was taken considering the sizeable presence of Muslim population in the constituency.
Mr Pilot and Mr Khan will file their papers today, the last day of filing nominations.
The BJP has released its fifth and final list of the candidates for a 200-member Rajasthan Assembly.
The state goes to polls on December 7 and counting of votes has been scheduled for December 11.
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