Congress party on Monday released the third list of 19 candidates for the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly polls 2019. The party has till date announced the names of 25 candidates.
Here are the list of the candidates:
Earlier today, Jharkhand’s ruling NDA constituent, the AJSU party, announced the first list of 12 candidates. Party president Sudesh Kumar Mahto was re-nominated to contest from Silli assembly constituency. Mahto had lost the seat in 2014 assembly polls.
The party also named Jharkhand Water Resources Minister Ramchandra Sahis to contest from Jugsalai, a party release issued here said. The AJSU party also nominated Kushwaha Shiv Pujan Mehta, who won the Hussainabad seat on Bahujan Samaj Party ticket in 2014 assembly elections and recently joined the AJSU party, from the same constituency.
Former minister Umakant Razzak has been re-nominated to contest from Chandankiyari, which he lost in the last polls. Niru Shanti Bhagat, who has been re-nominated from Lohardaga, is the wife of party leader Kamal Kishore Bhagat, who won the seat in 2014, but was disqualified after his conviction in a case.