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Surjewala to be Congress candidate for Jind by-polls

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Wednesday announced that party's Communications Incharge will be its candidate for the by-election in Haryana's assembly constituency later this month.

Party sources said that the decision to field Surjewala, who is an MLA from Kaithal, was taken as the by-poll is crucial for the party in view of assembly polls later this year.

Surjewala is seen by the party as a strong candidate as he had earlier won polls from district.

By-election to seat in will be held on January 28 and the counting of votes will take place on January 31. The seat fell vacant after the death of in September.



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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 01:08 IST