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Priyanka Gandhi sits out as Congress fields Ajay Rai against PM Modi in Varanasi

Congress has ended speculation over its candidate in Varanasi Lok Sabha seat. Ending speculation over Priyanka Gandhi contesting PM Modi, Congress has fielded Ajay Rai again from Varanasi. Ajay Rai was at third place in 2014 election as Narendra Modi won by whooping margin.

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New Delhi Updated on: April 25, 2019 13:47 IST
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Congress has ended speculation over its candidate from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.  Ending speculation over Priyanka Gandhi contesting PM Modi, Congress has fielded Ajay Rai again from Varanasi.

Ajay Rai was at third place in 2014 election as Narendra Modi won by whooping margin. 

Meanwhile, in a related development, Prime Minister Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, on Friday.

On Thursday, in a show of strength, he will hold a roadshow in the holy city. PM will also take part in Ganga aarti.

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