The Congress on Friday released a list of 5 candidates, including one for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections in Jharkhand and four for Odisha Legislative Assembly Elections later in the month. The party has fielded Manoj Kumar Yadav from Chatra Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. In its list of four candidates for Odisha Assembly polls, the Congress has picked Debyani Behra from Badasahi, Surendra Prasad Pramanik from soro, Ananta Prasad Sethi from Simula and Digambar Das from Chandabali.
"Congress party releases list of 1 candidate in Jharkhand for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and 4 candidates for elections to the state legislative assembly of Odisha," the news agency ANI reported.
Jharkhand electors will vote to elect their representatives in 14 Lok Sabha seats during the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th phase of polling to be held on April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19, 2019 respectively.
Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in Odisha will be held simultaneously in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.