Congress finalises 35 names for Chhattisgarh poll

October 23rd, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata PartyNew Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress Thursday released its first list of 35 candidates for the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh. Former chief minister Ajit Jogi’s name did not figure in the first list, finalised by the central election committee of the party.

On Oct 21, the state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had released its list of 78 candidates for elections in the state.

Polling for the 90-member Chhattisgarh assembly will be held over two days on Nov 14 and Nov 20.

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