File picture of Shatrughan Sinha. (Getty Photographs)
The Congress has launched its second checklist of 49 candidates for the Bihar Meeting elections, fielding Shatrughan Sinha’s son Luv Sinha from Bankipur and Sharad Yadav’s daughter Subhashini Yadav from Bihariganj seats.
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The Congress on Thursday launched its second checklist of 49 candidates for the Bihar Meeting elections, fielding Shatrughan Sinha’s son Luv Sinha from Bankipur and Sharad Yadav’s daughter Subhashini Yadav from Bihariganj seats. The occasion additionally nominated former MP Kali Pandey from Kuchaikote meeting constituency.
Each Subhashini and Kali Pandey had joined the Congress solely on Wednesday. Pandey has converted to the Congress from the Lok Janshakti Occasion (LJP). The checklist of candidates launched on Thursday pertains to the second and third section of polls to be held on November 3 and seven. It additionally nominated Pravesh Kumar Mishra for the following bye-election to the Valmiki Nagar Parliamentary constituency.
Luv Sinha was final seen as an actor in JP Dutta’s 2018 warfare film Paltan. He’s pitted in opposition to Nitin Naveen, a three-time BJP MLA in an meeting section which falls below the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency that his father has represented two occasions on a BJP ticket.
Subhashini Yadav will contest from Bihariganj below the Madhepura Loks Sabha constituency that her father has represented up to now.
The Congress on Thursday introduced the names of 49 candidates. Earlier, it had introduced the names of 21 candidates. The occasion is contesting on 70 meeting seats within the state in alliance with the RJD and Left events.
The Congress has given a ticket to 12 minority candidates this time spherical. The occasion has repeated all its sitting MLAs and given the seat to Izharul Hasan in Kishanganj which is held by the AIMIM.
The Congress has repeated 31 candidates from the final meeting elections in 2015 however many seats that Congress is contesting on in Champaran area will see a direct contest with the BJP.