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MP: Congress announces candidates for Assembly by-polls

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

today announced candidates for two Assembly constituencies in where by-polls will be held on April 9.

Committee (AICC) General Secretary Madhusudan Mistry declared Hemant Katare, son of late Satyadev Katare, as party's nominee from Ater.

Savitri Singh will be party's candidate from Bandhavgarh (ST), a spokesperson said.

The by-polls to Ater and Bandhavgarh (ST) Assembly constituencies will be held on April 9. Counting of votes will take place on April 13.

The by-poll in Ater Assembly constituency is being held following death of then and Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare.

The Bandhavgarh seat fell vacant after incumbent and state minister Gyan Singh was elected to the from Shahdol (ST) seat in a by-poll in November last year.

Meanwhile, state committee of (BJP) also recommended names of candidates for the two seats.

A release said that the committee has recommended the name of Arvind Bhadoriya for Ater and Shivnarayan Singh for Bandhavgarh (ST).

A meeting of state committee was held at the party's state headquarters which was attended by state Chief Minister

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 20:23 IST