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Cong names Bixel Kongadi as candidate for J'hand Assembly seat bypoll

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Sunday named Bixel Kongadi as its candidate for the Assembly byelection in scheduled for December 20.

has approved the candidature of Kongadi as the candidate for the ensuing byelection to the Legislative Assembly of from Kolebira-ST constituency, a party statement said.

Voting for the bypoll would take place on December 20, while counting of votes will take place on December 23.

The seat had fallen vacant after sitting was found guilty of murder and convicted by a in July.

The party had subsequently lost the membership of the House.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 21:45 IST