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Rahul Gandhi makes Telegram debut to post his views on various subjects

In recent months, Gandhi has had talks with industrialists, health experts, and economists

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Last-minute candidate

The Congress on Wednesday announced that former Lok Sabha member Tariq Anwar would be its candidate for the biennial elections to the Legislative Council of Bihar. However, on Thursday it discovered that Anwar was not a voter in the state. Anwar, a former Union minister, was a Lok Sabha MP from Katihar, representing the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), from 2014 to 2019. However, he quit the NCP in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls in 2019 and contested on the Congress ticket, losing to the Janata Dal (United) candidate. Anwar was to be the Congress’ sole candidate

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 10:49 PM IST

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