The Congress on Monday night released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, including 22 from Andhra Pradesh and 11 from West Bengal.
The list also included eight candidates from Telangana, six from Odisha and five from Assam, besides three remaining seats from Uttar Pradesh.
On Saturday, the Congress had called off alliance talks with the Left parties.
The Congress has fielded former president Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee from Jangipur Lok Sabha seat, former PCC chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from Behrampur and former minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi's wife Deepa Dasmunshi from Raiganj.
The party also fielded former Union minister M M Pallam Raju from Kakinada constituency and party's former Rajya Sabha member J D Seelam from Bapatla reserved seat.
The party also fielded its Rajya Sabha member Bhubaneswar Kalita from Mangaldoi in Assam and former Union minister Bhakt Charan Das from Kalahandi in Odisha.
The Conrgess also fielded its state party chief Uttam Kumar Reddy from Nalgonda in Telangana.
The list was declared after a meeting of the Congress Central Election Committee chaired by party chief Rahul Gandhi earlier in the day.
The Congress has so far announced a total of 137 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.
The party separately also issued a list of 36 candidates for Odisha Assembly elections.
|Sl. No.||State||No. & Name of Constituency||Selected Candidate|
|1.||Andhra Pradesh||1||Araku- ST||Ms. Sruthi V. Devi|
|2.||Andhra Pradesh||2||Srikakulam||Dola Jaganmohan Rao|
|3.||Andhra Pradesh||3||Vizianagaram||Yedla Adiraju|
|4.||Andhra Pradesh||5||Anakapalle||Sreeram Murthy|
|5.||Andhra Pradesh||6||Kakinada||MM Pallam Raju|
|6.||Andhra Pradesh||7||Amalapuram- SC||Janga Gowtham|
|7.||Andhra Pradesh||8||Rajahmundry||Nalluri Vijaya Srinivasa Rao|
|8.||Andhra Pradesh||9||Narsapuram||Kanumuri Bapiraju|
|9.||Andhra Pradesh||10||Eluru||Jetti Gurunadha Rao|
|10.||Andhra Pradesh||11||Machilipatnam||Gollu Krishna|
|11.||Andhra Pradesh||13||Guntur||Shaik Mastan Vali|
|12.||Andhra Pradesh||14||Narsaraopet||Pakkala Suribabu|
|13.||Andhra Pradesh||15||Bapatla- SC||Jesudasu Seelam|
|14.||Andhra Pradesh||16||Ongole||Dr. SDJM Prasad|
|15.||Andhra Pradesh||18||Kurnool||Ahmed Ali Khan|
|16.||Andhra Pradesh||19||Anantapur||Kuncham Rajeev Reddy|
|17.||Andhra Pradesh||20||Hindupur||KT Sreedhar|
|18.||Andhra Pradesh||21||Kadapa||Gundlakunta Sreeramulu|
|19.||Andhra Pradesh||22||Nellore||Chevuru Devakumar Reddy|
|20.||Andhra Pradesh||23||Tirupati- SC||Chinta Mohan|
|21.||Andhra Pradesh||24||Rajampet||Mohd Shahjahan Basha|
|22.||Andhra Pradesh||25||Chittoor- SC||Dr. Cheemala Rangappa|
|23.||Assam||3||Autonomous- ST||Biren Singh Engti|
|28.||Odisha||1||Bargarh- ST||Pradeep Kumar Devta|
|29.||Odisha||2||Sundargarh- ST||George Tirkey|
|30.||Odisha||11||Kalahandi||Bhakta Charan Das|
|31.||Odisha||12||Nabarangpur- ST||Pradeep Majhi|
|32.||Odisha||13||Kandhamal||Manoj Kumar Acharya|
|33.||Odisha||20||Behrampur||V. Chandrashekhar Naidu|
|34.||Telangana||4||Nizamabad||Madhu Yashki Goud|
|35.||Telangana||8||Secunderabad||M. Anjan Kumar Yadav|
|37.||Telangana||11||Mahbubnagar||Dr. Ch Vamshichand Reddy|
|38.||Telangana||12||Nagarkurnool- SC||Dr. Mallu Ravi|
|39.||Telangana||13||Nalgonda||N. Uttam Kumar Reddy|
|40.||Telangana||14||Bhongir||Komatireddy Venkat Reddy|
|41.||Telangana||15||Warangal- SC||Dommati Sambaiah|
|42.||Uttar Pradesh||10||Meerut|| |
(In place of Dr. O.P. Sharma)
|43.||Uttar Pradesh||12||Ghaziabad||Smt. Dolly Sharma|
|44.||Uttar Pradesh||14||Bulandshahar- SC||Bansi Lal Pahadia|
|45..||West Bengal||1||Coochbehar- SC||Ms Priya Roy Chowdhury|
|46.||West Bengal||2||Alipurduars- ST||Mohan Lal Basumata|
|47.||West Bengal||3||Jalpaiguri- SC||Mani Kumar Darnal|
|48.||West Bengal||4||Darjeeling||Shankar Malakar|
|49.||West Bengal||5||Raiganj||Smt. Deepa Dasmunshi|
|50.||West Bengal||6||Balurghat||Sadik Sarkar|
|51.||West Bengal||7||Maldaha Uttar||Isha Khan Chowdhury|
|52.||West Bengal||8||Maldaha Dakshin||Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury|
|53.||West Bengal||9||Jangipur||Abhijit Mukherjee|
|54.||West Bengal||10||Barahampur||Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury|
|55.||West Bengal||11||Murshidabad||Abu Hena|
|56.||Lakshdweep||1||Laskhdweep- ST||M. Hamdullah Sayeed|
The Congress Central Election Committee announces the fifth list of candidates for the ensuing elections to the Lok Sabha. pic.twitter.com/a9UXpZWLaB— Congress (@INCIndia) March 18, 2019