Congress gives ticket to Ashok Gehlot's son, fields Jaswant Singh's son from Barmer

With this, the number of total candidates announced by the party for the Lok Sabha polls has reached 293.

Published: 29th March 2019 12:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th March 2019 12:35 AM   |  A+A-

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot


NEW DELHI: The Congress late Thursday night issued a list of 31 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, fielding Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav from Jodhpur and former BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra from Barmer.

The party's latest list has 19 candidates for Rajasthan and six each for Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.

With this, the number of total candidates announced by the party for the Lok Sabha polls has reached 293.


In Rajasthan, the party has fielded forer Union minister Jitendra Singh from Alwar, senior leaders Ramnarayan Meena from Kota, Savita Meena from Dausa (ST), Jyoti Khandelwal from Jaipur, Namo Narayan Meena from Tonk-Sawai Madhopur and Jyoti Mirdha from Nagaur, among others.

In Gujarat, the party announced Jagdish Thakor from Patan and Lalit Kagathara from Rajkot, among others.

In Uttar Pradesh, it fielded Maj.JP Singh (Retd) from Sambhal and Niaz Ahmed from Deoria and Pankaj Niranjan from Phulpur.

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