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Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Congress releases list of 4 candidates from West Bengal

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 April 2019, 01:19 PM
Biswarup Mondal has been fielded from Asansol who will contest against BJP's Babul Supriyo. (File photo)
Biswarup Mondal has been fielded from Asansol who will contest against BJP's Babul Supriyo. (File photo)

The Congress on Wednesday released a list with names of four candidates for West Bengal. Syed Shahi Imam has been named the candidate from Kolkata Uttar constituency, Dr Lakshman Chandra Seth will contest from Tamluk. Khandakar Mohammad Saifullah has been fielded from Ghatal and Biswarup Mondal from Asansol. 

The Congress had on March 29 released the list of five candidates --- four names from Assam and one from Uttar Pradesh. Ashok Dohare, who recently joined the party will contest from Etawah parliamentary constituency.

The Congress had also named seven candidates from Odisha for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party has fielded Fakir Mohan Naik from Keonjhar (ST) seat. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik’s son Navajyoti Patnaik will contest from Balasore. Madhumita Sethi is pitted from Bhadrak (SC) seat.

Former Union minister KP Singh Deo, former president of the Congress’ Odisha unit, will contest from Dhenkanal. Dharanidhar Nayak will fight from Kendrapara. Former minister late Laxman Mallick's daughter Pratima will test political waters from Jagathsinghpur (SC) seat.

Congress Media Cell Chairman Satya Prakash Nayak will is in the electoral fray from Puri. Odisha will go to polls in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29 for the 21 Lok Sabha and 147 Assembly seats.

First Published: Wednesday, April 03, 2019 01:09 PM
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