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Delhi Congress meets to shortlist candidates for seven Lok Sabha seats

On an average, two-three names will be shortlisted on each seat and the new list will be sent to the party high-command for final selection of the candidates.

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New Delhi Updated on: March 31, 2019 7:42 IST
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Delhi Congress meets to shortlist candidates for seven Lok Sabha seats

Amid speculations over its alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party, the Screening Committee of the Delhi Congress met late Saturday to shortlist candidates for seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital. According to the party sources, the meeting held at Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit's residence was on till late hours. 

The committee is tasked to shortlist names from around 80 applications received from party probables for the seven seats last month.

A senior party leader said that on an average, two-three names will be shortlisted on each seat and the new list will be sent to the party high-command for final selection of the candidates.

A final decision on Congress's alliance with the AAP is pending with the party president Rahul Gandhi.

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