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RS polls: Cong names 10 candidates, scribe Kumar Ketkar included

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today cleared the names of its 10 candidates, which included that of senior Kumar Ketkar, for the upcoming elections, with Manu Singhvi to contest from

The Trinamool has already announced its support for Singhvi's candidature. Singhvi is representing the party in the in some high-profile cases.

He also represents Karti Chidambaram, son of former P Chidambaram, in the case.

approved the names of 10 party candidates. The last date for nominations is tomorrow.

The party cleared the names of and former Union from Gujarat, Dhiraj from Jharkhand, and Rajmani Patel from


According to a statement issued by party Oscar Fernandes, has been nominated from

The party has also nominated L Hanumanthaiah, and G C Chandrasekhar from Karnataka, while Porika Balram Naik has been nominated to contest from Telangana.

The election is slated on March 23 and the results will be out on the same day after 5 PM.

The party has preferred local leaders in some key states which are going to polls later this year.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 00:50 IST
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