Mumbai: The BJP released the first list of candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections on October 21. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis will contest from the Nagpur South West constituency while BJP Maharashtra chief Chandrakant Patil will contest from Kothrud & Pankaja Munde to contest from Parli.

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, who quit Congress and joined BJP recently, has been given the ticket from Shirdi seat. Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan will contest from Jamner seat.