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Congress fields Ajay Rai, not Priyanka Gandhi from Varanasi

Putting an end to the speculations of Priyanka Gandhi's candidature from Varanasi, the Congress on Thursday announced Ajay Rai's name as its candidate against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the high-profile constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Rai, who contested against PM Modi from Varanasi in 2014 and lost miserably, has once again been given to challenge Modi in his bastion.

Updated : 25 April 2019, 12:51 PM