Shirole BJP’s candidate from Pune

New Delhi, March 23: The BJP Sunday declared party’s Pune chief Anil Shirole as its Lok Sabha candidate from the city.

The Bharatiya Janata Party announced nine candidates including three from Maharashtra, two from Uttar Pradesh and four from Odisha, according to a party release.

Party sources said Shirole is considered close to Gopinath Munde, BJP’s deputy leader in the Lok Sabha.