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MP Polls: Congress fields Arun Yadav, Sartaj Singh

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday released its fifth and sixth lists of candidates for the elections fielding former Union Ministers Yadav and

Yadav, a of State, in the erstwhile UPA government, has been pitted against in Budhni -- the home turf of the (BJP)

In the sixth list, the party named six candidates while leaving out the Jatara seat for its ally Loktantrik

The party has given ticket to from Indore-1, from Indore-2 and Satyanarayan Patel from Indore-5 constituencies.

Earlier in the day, the released its fifth list of 16 candidates fielding former Union and BJP veteran

Singh, who was in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet, switched to the on the day after being denied ticket by the BJP. A former state minister, he will be contesting from Hoshangabad.

He was shunted out of the state cabinet in 2016 on the basis of the 75-plus age criteria.

The state goes to the polls to elect 230-member Assembly on November 28.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 23:36 IST
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