Congress releases second list of candidates for Haryana

April 6th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Congress party Monday announced its second list for Haryana by naming three more candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.
Ashok Tanwar, president of the Indian Youth Congress, has been given the party ticket to contest from the Sirsa (SC) constituency in place of sitting MP Atma Singh Gill.

Another prominent name in the list is of sitting MP Arvind Sharma, who would be contesting from the Karnal constituency.

From Gurgaon, Rao Inderjit Singh, sitting MP from Mahendergarh, has been fielded on the party ticket.

The Congress has so far announced the names of eight candidates for the 10 seats in the state. In 2004, the Congress had won nine seats.

Haryana goes to polls May 7. Results would be declared May 16.

Indo-Asian News Service


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