The Congress on Monday released its twelfth list of five candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The list includes two candidates for Chhattisgarh, two for Goa and one for Daman and Diu.
The party has fielded Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar from North Goa Lok Sabha seat. From North Goa, the party has pitted Francisco Sardinha.
Pratima Chandrakar and Jyotsna Mahant are Congress candidates on Chhatisgarh's Durg and Korba seats respectively.
The party has fielded Ketan Patel on Daman and Diu Lok Sabha seat where he will be facing challenge from BJP's Lalubhai Patel.
Earlier in the day, the Congress released its eleventh list of 26 candidates, which included 25 names for West Bengal and one for Maharashtra.
The party announced Sanjay Nirupam's candidature from the Mumbai North-West Lok Sabha seat, but replaced him with former Union minister Milind Deora as the Grand Old Party's Mumbai unit chief.
The 2019 Indian general election is scheduled to be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will be conducted on 23 May, and on the same day the results will be declared.