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Congress fields Scindia from Guna, Tewari from Anandpur Sahib

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday released a list of seven candidates for the elections, fielding party from in and former Union from Sahib in

The party has also fielded Rigzin Spalbar from Ladakh, Shashwat Kedar from in Bihar, Shailendra Patel from Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh, from Rajgarh in and Kewal Singh Dhillon from Sangrur in

Scindia, who was the of the party in the outgoing 16th Lok Sahba, also has an important role in Uttar Pradesh, where he is the in-charge of the western part of the state.

There was speculation that his wife could contest the polls, as he was busy in

Tewari is also the and was earlier interested in contesting from Chandigarh where the party has fielded Pawan Kumar Bansal.

Tewari had not contested the 2014 polls.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 22:58 IST
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