The Congress Saturday night released its fourth list of 27 candidates, including 12 from Kerala, but denied party ticket to sitting MP and former Union minister K V Thomas from the Ernakulum Lok Sabha seat.
The Congress replaced Thomas with Hibi Eden, the sitting MLA from Ernakulum.
Among the 27 Lok Sabha seats declared Saturday, 12 are from Kerala, seven from Uttar Pradesh, five from Chhattisgarh, two from Arunachal and one from Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
In Kerala, of the total 20 seats, the party is contesting in 16, but has not declared the candidates for the other four seats.
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