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Congress releases 3rd list of 13 candidates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

5 November, 2018 8:03 PM
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Congress releases 3rd list of 13 candidates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Polls for Madhya Pradesh assembly will be held on November 28 while the results will be announced on December 11. 

Bhopal: The Congress on Monday released its third list of 13 candidates for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections. Of the 16, five candidates are for reserved seats.

The names of Congress state unit chief Kamal Nath and poll campaign committee in-charge Jyotiradtiya Scindia are not on the lists. They are touted to be frontrunners for the chief minister's post if the party wins.

On Sunday the grand old party had released its second list of 16 candidates while a day before it had released a list of 155 candidates for the 230-member MP Assembly.

The Congress is expected to announce the remaining candidates shortly, a party leader said.

The BJP stole a march on the Congress Friday by releasing its first list of 177 candidates for the assembly polls, fielding Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from Budhni seat.

Polls for Madhya Pradesh assembly will be held on November 28 while the results will be announced on December 11.

Also read: Congress releases fourth list of 29 candidates for Madhya Pradesh polls

Source: zeenews.india.com

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