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Cong announces fourth list of 27 candidates

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Saturday night released its fourth list of 27 candidates, including 12 from Kerala, but denied party ticket to sitting and former Union K V Thomas from the Ernakulum seat.

The party renominated its sitting MPs and former Union ministers, and K Suresh, from Thiruvananthapuram and Mavelikkara seats.

The replaced Thomas with Hibi Eden, the sitting MLA from Ernakulum.

The party also renominated its Pathanamthitta It fielded former from the Arunachal West seat.

The dropped former Union and sitting from Arunachal East Ninong Ering and replaced him with

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

In Kerala, of the total 20 seats, the party is contesting in 16, but has not declared the candidates for the other four seats.

UDF convenor has been fielded from Chalakudy, while Youth Congress has been fielded from the Idukki seat.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 00:35 IST