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Sushmita, Gogoi, Pala in Congress third Lok Sabha list

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday released its third list of party candidates fielding its sitting MPs from Silchar, from and Vincent H from Shillong.

The third list of candidates has 18 names including five from Assam, two from Meghalaya, one from Nagaland, one from Sikkim, eight from Telangana and one from

The party has fielded Tanuj Punia, son of its leader from Barabanki in

While has been fielded from Shillong in Meghalaya, former Minister has been fielded from Tura, the other seat in the state.

In Assam, the party has fielded Swarup Das from Karimganj, former from Dibrugarh, Sushanta Borgohain from Jorhat, part from and is the of Mahila

The party has fielded K.L. Chishi from and Bharat Basnett from

It announced candidates for eight out of 17 seats in Telangana.

Party's state unit Working Presidents and will contest from Malkajgiri and Karimnagar constituencies respectively. Both were defeated in Assembly elections held in December.

Sitting Konda Visweswar Reddy, who had defected to from the ruling on the eve of Assembly polls, will seek re-election from Chevella.

The other candidates are (Mahabubabad), Ramesh Rathod (Adilabad), (Peddapalli), Gali and (Zaheerabad).

The candidates for remaining seats are likely to be announced on Saturday.

The first phase of elections will take place on April 11.



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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 01:04 IST