Amid rumblings over ticket denails, BJP names 43 more nominees for Lok Sabha polls.

NEW DELHI: Amid rumblings over ticket denials in some seats like Kanpur, where saffron veteran, and Bangalore South, where the wife of late party leader Ananth Kumar was overlooked for a young debutant, BJP issued on Tuesday a list of 43 nominees for the Lok Sabha polls. Not budging in the face of Joshi’s stiff resistance to being .asked to step aside, BJP announced Satyadev Pachauri, a minister in the UP cabinet, as the replacement for the octogenarian leader. The list of 30 candidates for UP, however, accommodated women and welfare and child welfare minister Maneka Gandhi and her son Varun Gandhi who were allowed to swap their pilibhit and sultanpur seats.