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Cong releases third list of 18 candidates for LS polls

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The late Friday night released its third list of 18 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding former minister from the Parliamentary constituency.

Among the third list of candidate declared by the after a meeting of the party's central election committee are five from Assam, two from Meghalaya, one from Uttar Pradesh, and each, besides eight from Telangana.

All India Mahila has been fielded from the Silchar Lok Sabha seat and from the Kaliabor seat in

Both are sitting members of Parliament and have been fielded from their respective constituencies.

Former union ministers and have also been fielded from Shillong and Dibrugarh, Pala is also a sitting and has been fielded from the same seat.

Senior leader P L Punia's son has been nominated to contest from Barabanki (SC) seat in

The party has also nominated from Karimganj (SC) and Sushanta Borgohain from Jorhat (both Assam), K L Chisti from and Bharat Basnett from

Among those fielded from Telangana include Ramesh Rathod (Dilabad), A Chandra Sekhar (Peddapalle), (Karimnagar), K (Zahirabad), (Medak), A Revanth Reddy (Malkajgiri), (Chevella) and Porika Balram Naik from Mahabubabad.

is a sitting Lok Sabha from the same seat, but had contested as a TRS candidate. He had recently joined the Congress and is married to the daughter of the Apollo Hospital's founder.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 00:30 IST