Of the 16 candidates, 14 are incumbent MPs who have been fielded once again from their respected constituencies. The lone sitting MP dropped is Jhunjhunu MP Santosh Ahlawat — the only woman parliamentarian from Rajasthan.
Advani has won the Gandhinagar six times seat since 1991 except in 1996 when former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee represented the seat. The seat has always been represented by a high profile candidate from the BJP.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: Earlier, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said that nearly 1 crore youths lost their jobs in 2018 alone under the Modi government and appealed people to fight an ideological battle against the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.