Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Congress set to name additional candidates


Lok Sabha Elections 2024: After the Congress Central Election Committee meeting, senior leader on Wednesday said that former Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and the Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani will not be on the party’s list of candidates. 

After the meeting, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that the candidate list will be announced soon. 

“There is no name of Charanjit Singh Channi and Jignesh Mevani (in the list of Rajasthan candidates),” he added.

Congress has decided its candidates for Lok Sabha polls 2024, and the number of seats the party will be contesting from, said Sachin Pilot.   

“The discussion happened on all the seats and decisions have been taken on many seats. The final announcement (of candidates) will be made by CEC,” he said. 

Pilot also added that “good candidates” with “good image” have been selected. “Candidates working at the grassroots level have been selected…..This time our effort will be to improve our performance in Rajasthan…” he added. 

The Congress is likely to release its list of candidates today. 


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Published: 20 Mar 2024, 07:38 PM IST


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