Gujarat Assembly Polls 2017: Congress releases third list of 76 candidates

27 November 2017, 11:03 AM
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The Congress released its third list of 76 candidates for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly election on Sunday evening. 

The filing of nominations ends on Monday.

Congress had earlier announced the names of 86 candidates in two phases. However, the party could not finalise the names of its candidates for 20 more seats.

The third list was released by Congress general secretary Oscar Fernandes. 

The polling for the two-phase elections in Gujarat, having total 182 seats, will take place on December 9 and 14 and votes will be counted on December 18.

89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat region are going to polls in the first phase, while the remaining 93 seats in the central and northern region would go for polls in the second phase. 

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Monday, November 27, 2017 08:06 AM

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