Ranchi: Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) on Saturday formally named RTI activist Dinesh Mahato as its candidate from the prestigious Jamshedpur parliamentary seat and said it is considering options to nominate candidates on a few more seats to counter BJP in Jharkhand.
In 2014, AAP contested in 10 Lok Sabha seats but lost in all of them.“We will field our candidates wherever we see an opportunity.
Mahato unsuccessfully contested from the Jamshedpur seat in the 2014 polls as an independent candidate.BJP is field sitting MP Bidyut Baran Mahto drom this seat while the mahagathbandhan is yet to name a candidate.
In the remaining places, we will extend support to the deserving candidates of opposition parties who can give a strong fight to BJP,” he said.
JMM has bagged the seat in the grand alliance’s seat-sharing deal.
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